Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is when the median nerve gets squeezed at the wrists.

What Happens When You Get Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Usually frequent burning, tingling, or itching numbness in the palm of the hand and the fingers will occur.

How You Can Prevent This From Happening

Constantly take breaks from typing on the computer is one way to prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Another way is to use correct posture and wrist position. You can also get a wrist board so you won't have to hold your wrists up the whole time you are typing.

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