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Carpal Tunnel Exercise by Vicki Peters

September 16, 2014  | Video

Vicki Peters demonstrates an effective exercise to help alleviate the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   healthy working   Vicki Peters  

Position Hands Properly

June 17, 2013  | Article

The Pampered Perch hand and foot support was developed by nail tech Theresa Cantu to hold clients’ hands and feet in position while she worked on their manicures and pedicures free from back, neck, and arm stress.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomic products   ergonomics   ganglion cysts  

Personal Trainer: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

January 22, 2013  | Article

Addressed early, there are at-home prevention and management techniques for carpal tunnel syndrome, though in certain cases, surgery may be needed.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   Personal Trainer  

cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs)

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The fastest-growing type of occupation-related injury involving inflammation of tissues; can cause painful and crippling illness that may be permanent if not treated properly.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   nail diseases  

carpal tunnel syndrome

April 4, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome includes pain, numbness, and muscular weakness in the thumb, index, and middle fingers, caused by compression of a major sensorimotor nerve at the wrist, usually due to inflammation, trauma, or injury caused by repetitive motion; nail technicians are prone to this condition because of the repetitive nature of their work, but it can be prevented or alleviated with proper work habits. Carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive stress disorders can be prevented.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   nail diseases  

Hurting Hands

November 1, 2009  | Article

What if no doctor or medical study could confirm it, but through a network of your peers you learned many nail techs develop similar pain in their wrists, fingers, and thumbs? Would you choose to proactively reduce your risk of pain based only on anecdotal evidence?

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomic products   ergonomics  

Relief Promised to CTS Sufferers

March 1, 2009  | Article

The Carpal Solution offers relief from wrist pain, hand numbness, and finger tingling.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   healthy working  

Ouch! The Downsides of Success

December 1, 2007  | Article

Successful nail techs boast a loyal clientele, a respectable income, and immeasurable workplace perks. They also endure frequent neck and back pain, sore thumb and fingers, and eye strain. You can’t have one without the other – or can you? Take a look at these common maladies and see what can be done to avoid the downside of success.

Keywords: allergic reactions   carpal tunnel syndrome   eye strain   preventing work-related ailments   work related injuries  

Don’t Be Sidelined by Carpal Tunnel

August 1, 2004  | Article

Our bodies weren’t designed to sit in a chair filing someone’s nails back and forth all day. But there are things we can do to prevent this potentially career-ending condition.

Keywords: As I See It   carpal tunnel syndrome  

Carpal Tunnel in the News

December 1, 2002  | News

Is surgery more effective than wearing a splint for carpal tunnel relief? Study shows wearing a magnetic wrist wrap also reduces pain.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   working safely  

Don't Be Sidelined by Carpal Tunnel

December 1, 2002  | Article

Heeding your body's warning signs may be the best way to avoid carpal tunnel syndrome.

Keywords: As I See It   carpal tunnel syndrome  

Surgery Shown to Be Very Effective for Carpal Tunnel

October 1, 2002  | Article

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   repetitive motion injuries  

Carpal Tunnel: Take Matters Into Your Own Hands

July 1, 2002  | Article

Once viewed as “ New-age alternatives,” massage, acupuncture, and the Alexander techniques are gaining ground as conservative approaches to preventing and alleviating the painful and sometimes debilitating symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   massage  

Don’t Lose Your Grip With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

February 1, 2001  | Article

Having a repetitive-motion injury—such as carpal tunnel syndrome—doesn't mean the end of doing nails, but you should make adjustments in your work techniques and see a doctor before the condition gets worse.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   repetitive motion injuries  

Stop Hand Pain

January 1, 1999  | Article

Stop Hand Pain Before It Stops You

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   repetitive motion injuries   work-related injuries  
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