Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition which can cause numbness, tingling and  weakness in the hand. Here’s a video explaining what it is, what causes it, and how to help manage it. Your doctor may also recommend steroid injections into the wrist.

Did you know? Recent research suggests that CTS may have a genetic component, and that the classic repetitive or mechanical strain factors may not be as important as once thought –

Median, Ulnar, Radial nerve flossing

These three nerves start in the neck, run down the arm, and innervate different areas of the hand. Nerves can get tethered or impacted anywhere along their length causing pain. Flossing aims to get the nerves moving smoothly and without pain. Check with your therapist which nerve is involved in your case.

If you find the “Biggles” exercise for the Ulnar nerve a bit weird or hard to do, here are a few different things you can try.