Stretches for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The sooner you begin treating carpal tunnel syndrome proactively the better your chances for a complete recovery. These simple wrist stretches will help. Because they take less than one minute to complete, and can be done anywhere, it’s easy to practice them regularly throughout the day. Wrist Flexion Stretch for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 1. Sit or stand tall […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercises

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercises Help By Mary Ann Wilson, RN Here are four Carpal Tunnel Syndrome exercises to help alleviate the symptoms of this condition. Keep the wrists as straight as possible while you perform these movements. 1) Grasp Exercise:  First, make a fist, being sure each finger joint is bending as much as possible. Then […]

What is CTS and How to Prevent it?

About CTS By Mary Ann Wilson, RN CTS is an abbreviation that describes a condition called carpal tunnel syndrome. When we repeatedly use compromising hand postures the nine tendons that run through the wrist can swell and put pressure on the median nerve. This nerve is one of the 3 main nerves of the forearm and […]