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Weekly Round Up – August 17, 2013

A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. 5 Natural Remedies for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: 

Carpal tunnel can range from mild discomfort to a debilitating condition. Check out these natural remedies for carpal tunnel syndrome to help bring you some relief.

The carpal tunnel actually refers to an area in your wrist that contains a high concentration of nerves. Repetitive activities like typing can cause inflammation in this area that results in pain, tingling, or numbness in your wrist, thumb, and first two fingers. Open this article

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Natural Treatments For Carpal Tunnel Relief

Carpal tunnel is a condition that may cause numbness, tingling and pain in the hands and fingers, generally the index, ring fingers, middle and the thumb. Weakness in the hands and loss of sensation in one or all fingers may also occur. Many people look to treatment as a way of carpal tunnel relief.

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Natural Cures for Carpal Tunnel

In today’s time, people are beginning to turn to alternative treatments of ailments to avoid the use of medications. For a  person that is diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome, there are many options before the use of over-the-counter medications, injections, or surgery may be necessary. Before the options of medicine people used natural home remedies to treat various conditions based on the properties of foods and herbs.

 

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Weekly Round Up – August 10, 2013

A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. ANTHRAX Drummer Charlie Benante Undergoes Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: 

Being a heavy metal drummer is a very physically demanding job. There’s a lot of wear and tear on the body, and at age 50, Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante has been doing this for a while, and he’s got the bandages to prove it.In a message on Anthrax’s Facebook page, Benante posted the picture (seen left) along with the following message:

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Methods For Carpal Tunnel Home Treatment

Carpal tunnel usually occurs when there is some kind of pressure on the wrist nerves. These nerves are what control the finger and thumb muscles and produce a painful sensation that can be felt in the palm, three first fingers and the thumb. The pain could move up through the arm and you might be able to feel a tingling or numbness. There are many different types of carpal tunnel home treatment that you can use to ease the pain.

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10 Tips for Reducing Repetitive Motion Injuries – Specifically Dealing With the Wrist

Repetitive motions make joints prone to a group of injuries called Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). It is the result of stress and strain to the muscles, tendons, and nerves surrounding the joint(s). The cause of the condition can range from overuse from writing to playing tennis. RSI can cause conditions such as tendonitis, carpal tunnel, bursitis, vibration white finger. These conditions have very similar symptoms and are mostly preventable. The ten tips to reduce the chance of RSI include:

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How To Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

You probably don’t stop to think about the health of your carpal tunnel, rather than when you are feeling some of the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a very painful condition that can be defined as an aching, stiffness, or burning of the wrists and hands, and can sometimes lead to a sharp pain that will shoot up the arm and into the shoulder. It is often thought that carpal tunnel syndrome only comes from sitting at a computer desk typing, however this isn’t the only way that you can develop it. Experts feel that it is usually based on many different factors. These factors may include fluid retention, rheumatoid arthritis, heredity as well as diabetes. What’s good is you are able to learn how to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome by following these simple tips just below.

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5 Common Repetitive Motion Injuries Involving the Hand and Wrist

Repetitive motions make joints prone to a group of injuries called Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). It is the result of stress and strain to the muscles, tendons, and nerves surrounding the joint(s). The cause of the condition can range from overuse from writing to playing tennis.

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Different Ways On How To Cure Tennis Elbow

Changing the method on how you are performing daily activities can be a key success on how to cure tennis elbow. Many different activities can lead to the development of tennis elbow. Learning how to eliminate this pain, even with some simple life changes, can help and lead to a great reduction of the pain that it causes.

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What is Tennis Elbow?

Lateral epicondylitis commonly called tennis elbow is a condition of overworked tendons in the elbow. This condition causes pain in the tendons that attach to the forearm muscle as a result of repetitive motions of the wrist and the arm. The cause of tennis elbow is due to muscle strain from activities that can range from poor techniques in tennis and repetitive motions due to activities in an occupation. People that are between the age of 30 and 50, athletes and certain occupations (i.e. plumbers, painters, cooks, etc) are at a greater risk of having overworked tendons that cause tennis elbow.

 

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