Tag: CTS

Exercises and rehabilitation for carpal tunnel syndrome

Exercises and rehabilitation for carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome, (CTS), is a common condition resulting from nerve compression in the wrist. Thought to be the result of repetitive strain, often due to working practices, it is one of the most common of occupational health problems causing many lost working hours. It is estimated that around 45% of surgical procedures for carpal [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Thumb Joint Pain

Thumb Joint Pain

There are many causes of thumb joint pain and it is a fairly common complaint. As one of the most mobile joins in the body and considering how much we use it throughout daily life, it is no wonder that the joint can sometimes become painful. The joint known as the carpometacarpal joint (CMC joint) [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

The carpal tunnel is formed within a bracelet of small bones located at the top of the wrist and a tough fibrous tissue known as the transverse carpal ligament located on the underside of the wrist. The median nerve and the tendons that flex and extend the fingers pass through this small tunnel. Carpal tunnel [...]

August 3, 2011 More