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Can carpal tunnel be prevented?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes.

There are many conditions associated to cts that cannot be preventable, such as diabetes, hypothyroidism, arthritis, amyloidosis.
The only preventive thing we can do is to prevent using the wrist and hand too much (overuse) which is associated to certain occupations or professions or even hobbies.

In brief: Sometimes.

There are many conditions associated to cts that cannot be preventable, such as diabetes, hypothyroidism, arthritis, amyloidosis.
The only preventive thing we can do is to prevent using the wrist and hand too much (overuse) which is associated to certain occupations or professions or even hobbies.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: CTS

Perhaps, but prove that you prevented it.
.Thus the problem need a huge randomized blinded study or huge multifactorial longitudinal study to figure it out.

In brief: CTS

Perhaps, but prove that you prevented it.
.Thus the problem need a huge randomized blinded study or huge multifactorial longitudinal study to figure it out.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Thank
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