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Do musicians get carpal tunnel even after they quit music?

Do musicians get carpal tunnel even after they quit music?

Yes: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is a very very common disorder. It is more common in people who are active in certain occupations, etc. Sometimes the symptoms will persist, even after the offending activity is stopped. Some people have cts for no apparent reason. The treatment of cts depends on the severity of the compression, and on the severity of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Definition)

The carpal tunnel is formed by the bones, tissues, and ligaments of the wrist. This tunnel exists to protect the median nerve, which controls sensations and movement to the thumb and fingers (not including the little finger). Carpal tunnel syndrome is when the carpal tunnel is inflamed and swollen, which pinches the median nerve and results in feelings of numbness, decreased grip strength, and muscle ...Read more


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Who can get carpal tunnel syndrome?

If you have a hand..: Anyone with a hand can get carpal tunnel syndrome. Certainly pregnant women, diabetics, hypothyroid patients and people who do a lot of hand intensive work have a higher incidence of it. None the less, you don't have to be in one of those groups to develop it. ...Read more

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Can children get carpal tunnel syndrome?

Can children get carpal tunnel syndrome?

Yes but very rare: Yes it's possible but very rare in my experience in children <16. ...Read more

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What do I do to get relief from carpal tunnel syndrome?

What do I do to get relief from carpal tunnel syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel : There is a genetic component that is what it is. Beyond that, take car of your hand. Make a paradigm shift: think about yourself like an athlete. No matter what the sport, even highly trained athletes don't just get to the ball park and start to play. They warm up, they stretch, they take breaks as needed. And none are playing for as long as a typical worker works each day i.E 8 hrs or more. ...Read more

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Can i get help for carpal tunnel without being referred?

Can i get help for carpal tunnel without being referred?

?severity: If severe, than you may need a specialist to intervene with treatment which may include injections or possible carpal tunnel release surgery. To start, rest, cock-up splinting of the wrist, nsaids, and physical therapy can all help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can you make sure you don't get carpal tunnel syndrome?

How can you make sure you don't get carpal tunnel syndrome?

Let us help: A bunion (hallux valgus) is a deformity characterized by lateral deviation of the great toe, often erroneously described as an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the head of the big toe (metatarsophalangeal joint). As the great toe (hallux) turns in toward the second toe (angulation) the tissues surrounding the joint may become swollen and tender. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get carpal tunnel syndrome?

How common is it for somebody to get carpal tunnel syndrome?

Very common: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is an entrapment median neuropathy, causing parenthesis, pain, numbness, and other symptoms in the distribution of the median nerve due to its compression at the wrist in the carpal tunnel. People who do work with air gun air tool, computer work any work repetitive\ in nature could cause it. Good luck, thanks. ...Read more

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Could you get carpal tunnel syndrome from masturbating?

Could you get carpal tunnel syndrome from masturbating?

Unlikely: Carpal tunnel can happen after to people who are involved in repetative activities but unless that activity goes on for several hours a day every day it is an unlikely cause. ...Read more

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Can you get carpal tunnel syndrome from playing the piano also?

Can you get carpal tunnel syndrome from playing the piano also?

Less common: Repetitive flexion/extension of the wrist may be encountered with a piano, but, as i understand it, this represents the non-preferred way of playing the piano, but see no reason it could not occur otherwise. ...Read more

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