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I've been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome, work for tech startup. Can I work until I have surgery? Boss if tough

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Dr. Gary Pess
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Yes

Try treatments such as: rest periods during work hours, night splint, vitamin b6 100mg / day, over the counter anti-inflammatory meds and ergonomic changes to work space.

In brief: Yes

Try treatments such as: rest periods during work hours, night splint, vitamin b6 100mg / day, over the counter anti-inflammatory meds and ergonomic changes to work space.
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess
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Dr. David Hildreth
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Probably

Using computers doesn't "cause" cts it may however aggravate existing cts i would advise working in ct splints and typing only 20-30 mins.
Then taking a few min. Break to stretch your wrist and fingers.

In brief: Probably

Using computers doesn't "cause" cts it may however aggravate existing cts i would advise working in ct splints and typing only 20-30 mins.
Then taking a few min. Break to stretch your wrist and fingers.
Dr. David Hildreth
Dr. David Hildreth
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Dr. Nolan Segal
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

Use a wrist support.

In brief: Yes

Use a wrist support.
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Dr. Nolan Segal
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