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Is lugols solution and vitamin B6 used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome?

Is lugols solution and vitamin B6 used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome?

CTS treatments: About 30% of people with carpal tunnel, do well with nocturnal wrist splints, and use of vitamin b-6 100 mg twice daily (more than 300-400 mg daily is toxic). Have never used lugol's and cannot attest to any benefit there. Since hand surgery for carpal tunnel is so valuable and safe, maybe consider this approach. ...Read more

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Carple tunnel problems and solutions. Is there a reliable web site for it, say from a medical center?

Carple tunnel problems and solutions. Is there a reliable web site for it, say from a medical center?

Check out the ASSH: The american society for surgery of the hand has an excellent website with information for patients about common hand conditions. Check out: http://www.Assh.Org/public/handconditions/pages/carpaltunnelsyndrome.Aspx good luck! ...Read more

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What causes carpal bossing?

What causes carpal bossing?

Inflammation: Inflammation at insertion of extensor carpi radials brevis an longs at base of second and third metacarpals results in periosteal inflammation and heterotopic bone formation causing the boss to form. ...Read more

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How do you get carpal boss?

How do you get carpal boss?

See details: It can exist from birth or it can be the result of trauma or injury. Finally, there is some evidence that it can result from careers that require repetitive movements of the hands and fingers. ...Read more

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Please help docs! what is non dissociative carpal instability is in laymens terms?

Please help docs! what is non dissociative carpal instability is in laymens terms?

Laxity in the wrist: There are 8 small bones that make up the "wrist" in addition to the large long bones, the radius and ulna. these bones are arranged in 2 rows of 4 each. CIND (carpal instability nondisso.) means there is anywhere from lig. laxity to dislocation between the 2 rows of bones. TX depends on how much laxity present, response to splint, h/o trauma & how bothersome sx are to you. See a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Where is the carpal bone?

Where is the carpal bone?

A carpal bone : is a bone in the wrist. There are 8 carpal bones. Scaphoid. Lunate. Triquetrum. Pisiform. Trapezium. Trapezoid. Capitate. Hamate. They lie in between the radius and ulna proximally and the metacarpals of the hand distally towards the fingers. They provide stability yet can allow mobility in all three axes of motion. They are truly remarkable and hand surgeons and anatomists still learning ...Read more

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What causes carpal tunnel?

What causes carpal tunnel?

Nerve compression: Carpal tunnel syndrome is compression of the median nerve in the wrist. Common causes are repetitive stress and pregnancy. Typical symptoms are burning and tingling in the hands at night. ...Read more

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What are signs of carpal tunnel?

Many symptoms.: Generally altered sensation and or pain in the thumb and next two digits of one of your hands. Comes on with stress of the hand and wrist such as holding a book, pencil, typing, carrying a briefcase, doing push ups etc. Pain can sometimes extend up to shoulder. Often noted in am or can wake you from sleep. ...Read more

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What to expect from carpal tunnel?

What to expect from carpal tunnel?

Carpal tunnel is : Associated with altered sensation in the thumb, index, middle and part of the ring. It can affect the muscles of the thumb. Symtpoms can be intermittent, occasional or severe and long standing. Testing such as a nerve study/emg is often used to aid diagnosis and gauge severity. Treatment can range from splinting to injectons and even surgery.A very common disorder; many function well despite it. ...Read more

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What are the signs of carpal tunnel?

What are the signs of carpal tunnel?

Tingling: Numbness, tingling or the feeling like your fingers are falling asleepa re the earliest signs. This can wake you up at nighttime. Carpal tunnel can affect the thumb, index, long and half of the ring finger. ...Read more

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