All Posts Tagged: hand pain

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Disorder

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common and painful disorder of the wrist and hand. In most cases, symptoms worsen over time. It is important to receive a proper diagnosis and treatment before symptoms become more severe.

The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway that allows the median nerve to pass from the forearm to the hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve is pinched or pressed. Pressure from the pinched nerve may cause swelling in the tunnel resulting in pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and wrist, as well.

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Create an Ergonomic Workstation and Alleviate Hand and Arm Pain

Ergonomics is the science concerned with designing and arranging a workspace that fits within the capabilities of the person working in it.

A poor ergonomic workstation can cause repetitive strain to the hands and arms, which can lead to pain and discomfort.

Since every work environment is different, it’s important to design your own ergonomic workstation that allows you to complete all necessary daily tasks effectively and comfortably.

Here are a few ways you can relieve hand and arm pain while at work on a computer:

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