Ultrasound shows promise for carpal tunnel diagnosis
Ultrasound imaging shows promise as a painless way to diagnose carpal tunnel...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Review: CEUS bests CT, MRI for liver disease Lung ultrasound helps physicians manage COVID-19 Blood pressure monitor trades compression for ultrasound IMV: COVID-19 cuts ultrasound exam volume by 50% EAN 2017: Smartphone use can damage median nerve (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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Minimally invasive ultrasound-guided carpal tunnel release improves long-term outcomes
(American Roentgen Ray Society) According to ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), ultrasound-guided carpal tunnel release quickly improves hand function and reduces hand discomfort; improvement persisted beyond one year. Thus, ultrasound-guided carpal tunnel release may be a safe, effective, and less invasive alternative to traditional surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
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Mayo Clinic Minute: Ultrasound therapy for pain following carpal tunnel surgery
High-intensity ultrasound can be used for many therapeutic purposes. It works by raising the temperature of a targeted area of body tissue to reduce pain and promote healing. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Janelle Van Otterloo, a Mayo Clinic physical therapist, explains how some patients may benefit from ultrasound therapy following carpal tunnel surgery. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Getting Back Pain While Working From Home? An Ergonomics Expert Offers Advice
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, roughly 1 in 6 U.S. workers, some 26 million people, worked either partly or fully from home. Now that number has grown significantly, as states are requiring non-essential employees to stay home. If you’re one of these people, you may be noticing new aches and pains that you did not experience at the office. That’s because even though it isn’t mandated, many companies follow an ANSI-HFS standard in the design of their computer workstations, furnishing the office with the ergonomic furniture and accessories. Most residential settings, however, simply don’t h...
Source: TIME: Health - April 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news

More employers opening door to acupuncture as demand for drug-free care grows
As the opioid crisis continues across America, employers are searching for ways to help employees battle their ailments with therapies that have the dual benefit of being non-addictive and cost effective. To do that, many are removing access barriers to drug-free care like acupuncture that can help with a variety of conditions including back pain, carpal tunnel, hypertension, migraine and stroke recovery. Deb Zurcher, a doctor of chiropractic, licensed acupuncturist and a clinical executive with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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March 2020
Maintain Your Muscle : Strength Training at Any Age Finger Numbness : Could It Be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Dr. Roger Fielding on Strength Training for Older Adults Alcohol-Related Deaths Increase Nationwide Improving Care Through Telehealth Asian-Language Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
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Virtual Reality Can Bring Real-Life Pain
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 -- From carpal tunnel to a stiff neck, too much time on the computer can cause a slew of health problems. But what if you ditch the keyboard and mouse for virtual reality? New research from Oregon State University in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Virtual reality, real injuries: OSU study shows how to reduce physical risk in VR
(Oregon State University) Carpal tunnel, stiff shoulders, eye-strain headaches -- these are all well-known side effects of prolonged computer use. But what happens when you step away from the desktop and into virtual reality?A recent study assessed how some common virtual reality movements contribute to muscle strain and discomfort. It's an effort to ensure future user safety in this fast-growing technology that's used not only for gaming, but also increasingly for education and industrial training. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
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Symptoms and solutions for carpal tunnel syndrome: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that creates numbness and tingling in your palm from the thumb to ring fingers. It occurs when a nerve on the palm side of the hand is compressed or irritated in some way. Often, a combination of risk factors contributes to the development of the condition, which tends to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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3-D Printed Casts Offer Patients Customized Solutions for Bone Breaks
Anyone who has ever had to wear a cast can attest to the inconveniences they experience, such as difficulty in showering because the casts are not waterproof, not being able to swim, the heaviness of the cast, and not being able to scratch the inevitable itches. But now, with a new Red Dot Award-winning technology that uses 3-D printing, plaster casts may become a thing of the past, at least when it comes to treating sprains or light fractures. Xkelet casts are 3-D printed using a SLS 3-D printer with the waterproof and hypoallergenic PA2200 plastic material, which is compatible with ISO 10993-1. The casts are lightweight,...
Source: MDDI - November 26, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: 3-D Printing Source Type: news

3D Printed Casts Offer Patients Customized Solutions for Bone Breaks
Anyone who has ever had to wear a cast can attest to the inconveniences they experience, such as difficulty in showering because the casts are not waterproof, not being able to swim, the heaviness of the cast, and not being able to scratch the inevitable itches. But now, with a new Red Dot Award-winning technology that uses 3D-printing, plaster casts may become a thing of the past, at least when it comes to treating sprains or light fractures. Xkelet casts are 3D-printed using a SLS 3D printer with the waterproof and hypoallergenic PA2200 plastic material, which is compatible with ISO 10993-1. The casts are lightweight, we...
Source: MDDI - November 26, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: 3-D Printing Source Type: news

'Smartphone Slouching' More Serious Than It Sounds
The national survey, published Oct. 9, asked respondents their level of concern about eye strain, carpal tunnel and other potential health consequences of mobile device use. Only 47% said they were concerned about poor posture and how it affected their health. (Source: WebMD Health)
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Mayo Clinic Minute: What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that creates numbness and tingling in your palm from the thumb to ring fingers. It occurs when a nerve on the palm side of the hand is compressed or irritated in some way. Often, a combination of risk factors contributes to the development of the condition, which tends to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 10, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Anatomic Landmarks to Locate the Median Nerve Anatomic Landmarks to Locate the Median Nerve
A new study identifies the proper injection location for carpal tunnel syndrome by locating the median nerve using anatomic measurements.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Mother, 47, claims wearing hair bobbles on her wrist for 30 years led to NERVE DAMAGE
Lisa McLennan, from British Columbia in Canada, has been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome in both wrists and says it's worst on the one she wore hair bands on for years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Ask What Happens if You Don't Treat Carpal Tunnel
What Happens if You Don't Treat Carpal Tunnel? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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Ask Is Carpal Tunnel Permanent
Is Carpal Tunnel Permanent? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome of Pregnancy May Persist Long After Delivery Carpal Tunnel Syndrome of Pregnancy May Persist Long After Delivery
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Health Tip: Preventing Carpal Tunnel
-- Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) occurs when pressure is placed on a nerve stretching from the arm to the hand. Often, this is due to stress on the hands and wrists. Adjusting your daily routine can help prevent CTS. NYU Langone Health offers these... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Health Tip: Preventing Carpal Tunnel
Title: Health Tip: Preventing Carpal TunnelCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
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Autoimmune Disorders May Up Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 -- Common autoimmune disorders are associated with an increased risk for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, held from Feb. 19 to 23 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Is Your Hand Pain Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel or Something Else?
FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 -- You use your hands nearly every minute of the day, so any time they hurt it's important to find out why. Certain conditions can affect people who do the same hand movements for hours every day. Repetitive strain injury can... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Is Your Hand Pain Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel or Something Else?
Title: Is Your Hand Pain Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel or Something Else?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
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Trice Medical to acquire SegWay Ortho
Trice Medical said today that it inked a deal to acquire SegWay Orthopaedics for an undisclosed amount. SegWay Ortho produces solutions for minimally invasive orthopedic procedures, including its flagship Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release system, a device intended to support minimally invasive carpal tunnel surgeries, Malvern, Penn.-based Trice Medical said. The company’s SegWay platform is also used in minimally invasive surgery for cubital tunnel syndrome, gastrocnemius equinus contracture and planar fasciitis, Trice Medical added. “We’re excited for SegWay to join forces with Trice. In just over fi...
Source: Mass Device - February 7, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Mergers & Acquisitions Orthopedics Trice Medical Source Type: news

Trice Medical acquires California med tech company
The company Trice is buying is the developer a device that supports minimally invasive carpal tunnel surgeries. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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Pavmed plans safety study for CarpX following FDA meeting
After a meeting with the FDA, Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) said that the agency wants to see more clinical testing for the CarpX device before it can make a decision on whether or not to approve the product. In August last year, the FDA group reviewing Pavmed’s 510(k) application for CarpX requested that the company resubmit the application because the group hadn’t reached a consensus within the designated review period. The hangup, according to an SEC filing, is that the group is “focused on protection of important structures during the procedure. [The FDA] recommended clinical testing to definitively documen...
Source: Mass Device - January 11, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Wall Street Beat Pavmed Source Type: news

Carpal tunnel syndrome: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Carpal tunnel syndrome develops when one of the tree nerves that runs through your wrist gets squeezed or compressed. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,Dr. Alexander Shin, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, outlines treatment options for?carpal tunnel syndrome. To listen, click the link below. Carpal tunnel syndrome (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Pavmed raises $7m in private placement
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) said this week that it inked a deal to sell a senior secured convertible note of $7.8 million to an institutional investor. The note was sold with an issue discount of $725,000, for gross proceeds to Pavmed of $7 million. Maxim Group, which acted as the placement agent for the transaction, received a 6.5% fee, according to a report filed with the SEC. The company said that after it consummated the sale of its convertible note, Pavmed repaid the outstanding principal balance and all accrued interest on a senior secured note held by an existing lender. Pavmed dealt a cash payment of $5 million to Scop...
Source: Mass Device - December 28, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat Pavmed Source Type: news

Doctor warns of the rise in cases of 'selfie wrist'
A San Francisco-based orthopedic surgeon says our obsessive need to take selfies is causing a condition known as 'selfie wrist', a form of carpal tunnel syndrome, due to constant hyperflexing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Health Tip: Warning Signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
-- Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve that runs from the forearm to the wrist becomes squeezed or compressed. The condition can be caused by an injury to the wrist, stress to the joint, rheumatoid arthritis, or repetitive motion of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Carpal Tunnel Surgery a Chance to Catch Amyloid Heart Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Need for cardiac imaging may be flagged by tenosynovial tissue biopsy (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
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A light at the end of the carpal tunnel? CDC finds jobs most at risk for syndrome
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Thursday shows there are far more jobs that put workers at risk for the carpal tunnel. (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Rates of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in a State Workers' Compensation Information System, by Industry and Occupation --- California, 2007--2014
Occupational risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome were assessed in various industries in California to determine where the highest need for mitigation lies. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
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Ask How Do You Know Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
How Do You Know When You Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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Ask Is Carpal Tunnel Curable
Is Carpal Tunnel Curable? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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Medical News Today: Why do my arms go numb at night?
A feeling of the arms falling asleep can occur at any time of the day or night. If a person experiences this frequently at night, it may be a symptom of an underlying issue, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, vitamin B deficiency, or diabetes. Here, learn more about the causes and prevention of this sensation. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
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FDA wants Pavmed to re-submit for CarpX carpal tunnel device
The FDA group reviewing the 510(k) application for Pavmed‘s (NSDQ:PAVM) CarpX device wants the company to resubmit the application. The FDA told the company that it had not reached a consensus within the review period set by the agency’s rules. To extend the review process, the FDA recommended that Pavmed resubmit the application. In a filing with the SEC, Pavmed said it initiated the submission this week and hopes to land a pre-submission meeting in the next 45 days. The company’s minimally-invasive CarpX device is designed to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. The device enables a physician to relieve c...
Source: Mass Device - August 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pain Management Regulatory/Compliance Pavmed Source Type: news

Video: Carpal tunnel symptoms & mdash; nonsurgical treatment
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Video: Carpal tunnel syndrome & mdash; results of surgery
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Title: Carpal Tunnel SyndromeCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/10/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
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New Partnership Expands Medigus ’ Presence to Orthopedics
Medigus is entering bold new territory thanks in part to a manufacturing and development agreement with A.M. Surgical, an orthopedics company. Omer, Israel -based Medigus has primarily been known for its MUSE technology that performs the Transoral Fundoplication for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). MUSE includes the ScoutCam miniature camera technology, which is at the center of this partnership. “The [ScoutCam] technology can be optimized and used in other ways in addition to being inside MUSE,” Chris Rowland, CEO of Medigus, told MD+DI. “The orthopedic market is interesting becau...
Source: MDDI - July 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Imaging Orthopedics Source Type: news

Carpal tunnel syndrome after an electrical injury: a case report and review of literature - Wong YS, Ong CT, Hsieh YY, Hung TW, Guo HR.
INTRODUCTION: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is prevalent in workers who utilize hand-held vibration tools, engage in tasks involving repetitive wrist movements, and suffer from wrist overuse. Although electrical injuries involving the median nerve are a rel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 6/9/18
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio podcast 6/9/18 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Alexander Shin, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic,?discusses diagnosis and treatment of brachial plexus injuries. Dr. Shin also covers carpal tunnel syndrome.?Also on the podcast, Dr. Naima Covassin, a cardiovascular disease researcher at Mayo Clinic, shares the findings of a recent Mayo [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has developed this Appropriate Use Criteria as an educational tool to help guide clinicians in the management of carpal tunnel syndrome.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
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Occupational Safety Grows in Latin America, Except Among Young People
Young municipal workers wear uniforms and other protective equipment while cutting the grass in the Praça Paris park in the Gloria neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The lack of training and the breach of safety requirements by their employers make young Latin Americans the most vulnerable to accidents at work. Credit: Fabiana Frayssinet/IPSBy Fabiana FrayssinetRIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 27 2018 (IPS)Despite progress achieved in occupational safety in Latin America, the rates of work-related accidents and diseases are still worrying, especially among young people, more vulnerable in a context of labour flexibility an...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories International Labour Organisation (ILO) workplace safety Source Type: news

Occupational Safety Improves in Latin America, Except Among Young People
Young municipal workers wear uniforms and other protective equipment while cutting the grass in the Praça Paris park in the Gloria neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The lack of training and the breach of safety requirements by their employers make young Latin Americans the most vulnerable to accidents at work. Credit: Fabiana Frayssinet/IPSBy Fabiana FrayssinetRIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 27 2018 (IPS)Despite progress achieved in occupational safety in Latin America, the rates of work-related accidents and diseases are still worrying, especially among young people, more vulnerable in a context of labour flexibility an...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories International Labour Organisation (ILO) workplace safety Source Type: news

Carpal tunnel syndrome: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,?Dr. Jay Smith will explain?carpal tunnel syndrome, and outline treatment options. To listen, click the link below. Carpal tunnel syndrome  (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Carpal Tunnel vs Arthritis
Carpal Tunnel vs. Arthritis (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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