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Can piano practice lead to carpal tunnel?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
8 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes but using proper hand position could minimize this risk.

In brief: Yes

Yes but using proper hand position could minimize this risk.
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Also carpal tunnel can be exacerbated by extended smartphone and computer use. Think of ergonomic position whenever doing anything with your hands
Dr. Teddy Atik
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Yes

any type of repetitive use of the hands can cause CTS

In brief: Yes

any type of repetitive use of the hands can cause CTS
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Dr. David Tuckman
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: No

Repetitive usage of the hand does not cause carpal tunnel syndrome but it can exacerbate the symptoms if you already have it.

In brief: No

Repetitive usage of the hand does not cause carpal tunnel syndrome but it can exacerbate the symptoms if you already have it.
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Dr. David Tuckman
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