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Light at the end of the carpal tunnel

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Dr Mary Wyatt

Work activities can contribute to the development of carpal tunnel syndrome, but prevention and recovery are also possible in the workplace.

Carpal tunnel syndrome is characterised by tingling, pain and weakness in the wrist and hand. Previously, I've covered the physiology, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this common condition. In this article, I focus on carpal tunnel in the workplace. What work activities increase the risk of carpal tunnel? What work activities have been cleared? And how can carpal tunnel be managed and prevented at work?  Is carpal tunnel ...

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