Easing the aches from hand osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome
Several treatments — including OTC drugs, hot or cold compresses, exercises and even surgery — can help you relieve the pain in your hands. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Konkel Source Type: news

Severe Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Up After Bilateral Oophorectomy
WEDNESDAY, May 26, 2021 -- Premenopausal women who undergo bilateral oophorectomy have an increased risk for severe carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), according to a study published online May 26 in Menopause. Julia Starlinger, M.D., Ph.D., from the Mayo... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Higher incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome after bilateral oophorectomy
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), which causes tingling and numbness in the hand, more commonly affects women than men and tends to peak around the age of menopause. A new study suggests the risk of severe CTS increases in women who underwent bilateral oophorectomy before menopause, and estrogen therapy didn't provide a protective effect. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Work-Related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Down From 2003 to 2018
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- Work-related carpal tunnel syndrome injuries have decreased over time, according to a study published in the March issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Eric B. Battista, from Wayne State... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Not Just Keyboards: Many Types of Workers Can Develop Carpal Tunnel
THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 -- In a discovery that shows carpal tunnel syndrome doesn't strike just office workers, researchers report that people who work in construction or manufacturing have a higher risk of carpal tunnel syndrome than those with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Not Just Keyboards: Many Types of Workers Can Develop Carpal Tunnel
Title: Not Just Keyboards: Many Types of Workers Can Develop Carpal TunnelCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - April 8, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Carpal tunnel syndrome is not just an office workers' condition
(Henry Ford Health System) A retrospective study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds that workers in the manufacturing and construction industries have higher incidence of common hand, wrist injuries than office workers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: The four warning signs in your fingers - 'numb, tingle'
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. There are four warning signs in your fingers and hands that can indicate carpal tunnel syndrome - a complication of rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Four telltale signs on your hands and fingers
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. There are four warning signs in your fingers and hands that can indicate carpal tunnel syndrome - a complication of rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Thursday Throng
‘Throng’ n. – A multitude of persons or of living beings pressing or pressed into a close body or assemblage; a crowd. This section of my website is called The Thursday Throng in honour of the throng that waits eagerly at the bookshop door when a new author book signing or speaking. It takes the form of a ‘Meet the Author’ online event with some information about our author’s latest book and an interview. Some authors also offered giveaways of their books and others have reviews I’ve written posted on Amazon (UK and US) and Goodreads. Past Thursday Throng Author Interviews 2018 ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - March 26, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creativity author interview 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)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 2, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Carpal Tunnel Decompression Surgery Has Few Serious Complications Carpal Tunnel Decompression Surgery Has Few Serious Complications
Carpal tunnel decompression surgery rarely results in serious complications or reoperations, a UK study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Warning Signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
What Are the Warning Signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tiny silicon ultrasound detectors offer high resolution
German researchers have created a new type of silicon-based ultrasound detector...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ultrasound shows promise for carpal tunnel diagnosis Review: CEUS bests CT, MRI for liver disease Blood pressure monitor trades compression for ultrasound IMV: COVID-19 cuts ultrasound exam volume by 50% Transcranial ultrasound helps solve COVID-19 mystery (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

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)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

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)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

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)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 24, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

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)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 13, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Laura Newpoff Source Type: news

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)
Source: NIH News in Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 7, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

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)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 9, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

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 25, 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)
Source: WebMD Health - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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 9, 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)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ask What Happens if You Don't Treat Carpal Tunnel
What Happens if You Don't Treat Carpal Tunnel? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask Is Carpal Tunnel Permanent
Is Carpal Tunnel Permanent? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome of Pregnancy May Persist Long After Delivery Carpal Tunnel Syndrome of Pregnancy May Persist Long After Delivery
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 26, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

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)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - March 4, 2019 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

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)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

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)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - March 1, 2019 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

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)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 7, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

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)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 10, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

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)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

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 Is Carpal Tunnel Curable
Is Carpal Tunnel Curable? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news