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Wrists Hurt?

People are spending more and more time on devices due to the pandemic. As a result, elbow and wrist overuse injuries are on the uptick. It’s often assumed wrist pain or hand numbness is carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). While it can be due to CTS, the wrist/hand...

Wrist or Elbow Pain?

Wrist and elbow pain are common complaints following a car accident.  Both are usually the result of squeezing the steering wheel or door handle extremely hard during the collision.  The force of the collision is too much for the muscles and/or ligaments to take, and...

Is It Really All In The Wrist?

Wrist pain and hand numbness/tingling are on the rise due to increased computer use.  When people experience any of these symptoms the first thought that comes to mind is that they have carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).  While CTS needs to be considered, the symptoms are...

Is It Really Carpel Tunnel Syndrome?

Many cases of “carpal tunnel syndrome” have nothing to do with the carpal tunnel. Commonly, the problem causing pain/numbness in peoples’ hands is tight muscles. These tight muscles are usually in the forearms, armpit or neck. Do NOT have carpal tunnel surgery before...

Cheap and Easy

If you think you may have carpal tunnel syndrome be sure to be evaluated before just jumping into surgery.  Quite often the symptoms people are having are caused by tight muscles in their forearms and just need to be stretched and/or strengthened.  With some...

Hands Numb?

It may be carpal tunnel syndrome…it may not!  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is over-diagnosed today.  More often than not it is due to pressure on the nerves running down into your hands either in the neck, armpit or in the arms.  With some (often times intense)...
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