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‘Proof’ about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

‘Proof’ about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Letter: 'Proof' about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Published on Saturday, August 18, 2007 Dear Sir, I would like to respond to Ms Christina Dumal’s letter of August 2, 2007 in which she asked for “proof” of my statement that repetitive activities, such as using a computer keyboard, are not the cause of carpal tunnel syndrome. Her concern allows me to elaborate on certain points which [...]

ARP Wave Treatment Accelerated Recovery Performance

ARP Wave Treatment Accelerated Recovery Performance

ARP Wave - Accelerated Recovery PerformanceARP Wave Neuro Therapy Accelerated Recovery PerformanceARP Wave Neuro Therapy treatments work on the principle that joint problems, tears, sprains, fractures, or repetitive task injuries are caused by muscles not properly absorbing force. This energy is transferred to tissue not intended to accept the force. We find the muscles that are incapable [...]

Carpal tunnel syndrome in patients from the Bahamas

Carpal tunnel syndrome in patients from the Bahamas

Bahamian patients often travel to Miami to undergo endoscopic release of the median nerve since in the Caribbean nations, the procedure is currently done via an open incision with is much more painful, takes longer to recover and may require rehabilitation. We have good relationships with therapists in Nassau, Freeport etc but fortunately, most patients with carpal tunnel release require [...]

Common Hand Problems in Diabetics

Common Hand Problems in Diabetics

Diabetes is a systemic disease with wide ranging manifestations due to defects in insulin production or organ receptor sensitivity to this critical hormone. It has profound effects on the cells comprising the circulatory, nervous and connective tissue systems. This widespread involvement of systems is expressed in the hand, a complex organ of function comprising multiple tissue types.    The [...]

CTS Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Surgical Instruments

CTS Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Surgical Instruments

Technically called carpal tunnel release surgery, the surgery to treat carpal tunnel syndrome may be of the open or endoscopic type. There are a number of surgical instruments used to open and expose any body part, and they are common to all surgeries. However, carpal tunnel release surgery requires some specialized instruments, especially if performed endoscopically.General Surgical [...]

DeQuervain’s Tendinitis or DeQuervain’s Tendinosis

DeQuervain’s Tendinitis or DeQuervain’s Tendinosis

Dequervain’s tendinitis also called DeQuervain’s tendinosis or occurs when the tendons around the base of the thumb are irritated or constricted. The word “tendinitis” refers to a swelling of the tendons. Thickening of the tendons can cause pain and tenderness along the thumb side of the wrist. This is particularly noticeable when forming a fist, grasping or gripping things, [...]

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