Whether you are still working from home or have returned to the office, many spend long hours working at a computer each day. The repetitive typing motion might leave you with pain or discomfort in your fingers, hands, and wrists. Many patients who come to OALI with these symptoms automatically associate their pain with the […]
You use our hands in thousands of ways. Routine tasks become painful when you develop carpal tunnel syndrome. But, you don’t have to suffer from aching hands. Understanding the condition and making adjustments can help you manage carpal tunnel syndrome. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) results from compression of your hand’s
Our hands are used in so many of our daily activities that we can easily lose count of just how many things we do with them. Our awareness changes, though, when we have a condition that affects our comfort. Carpal tunnel is a prime example. This condition results from repetitive motion, overuse injury, a fracture
Patients who struggle with carpal tunnel know how painful and debilitating it can be, especially if they use their hands every day for work. The carpal tunnel is the area in the wrist that protects a nerve called the median nerve. This nerve runs down the arm and into the hand, passing through the wrist.
Your hand and wrist are vital to everyday function, and when problems arise, they may require attention. The providers at Orthopedic Associates of Long Island are dedicated to providing patients with surgical and nonsurgical solutions for the hand and wrist. Below are just a few of the more common conditions that might result in treatment
Do you work a desk job that requires a lot of computer work? Do you experience pain in the wrist and hand that gets worse with typing? Do you perform repetitive procedures that are causing chronic discomfort? If this sounds like you, you may be dealing with a condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome. What
Patients who have persistent loss of feeling in their fingers and hand, poor coordination, restricted strength, or overall discomfort caused by nerve damage in the hand may be diagnosed with a condition known as carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel often occurs due to overuse of the fingers and hands, and is often associated with patients who