Wrist Pain From Typing

11 tips to avoid developing carpal tunnel syndrome

July 12th, 2024

There’s a narrow passage in your wrist called the carpal tunnel. This tunnel houses your median nerve, which sends signals to your thumb, index finger, middle finger and half of your ring finger. When the tissue around the median nerve swells, it can get squeezed in the carpal tunnel. This is a common condition called

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physical therapy breaking up scar tissue

Breaking up scar tissue with physical therapy

October 4th, 2023

Scar tissue can develop due to injury, trauma or surgery. Scar development is completely normal, occurring when the fibrous tissue replaces normal tissue during the body’s natural healing process. Scar tissue is less elastic as the healthy tissue it replaces. While its purpose is to help heal and protect the body, it can also restrict

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Upper Extremity Exercises

5 pain-cutting upper extremity exercises you should try

May 16th, 2022

Pain in any of your upper extremities (UEs) can be extremely frustrating and interfere with your day-to-day activities. If you’re someone suffering from aches or pains in your hands, wrists, or arms, physical therapy exercises can likely help ease your pain. What are some physical therapy exercises that might help with upper extremity aches and

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