Health Tip: At Risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
(HealthDay News) -- Carpal tunnel syndrome involves swelling of
a nerve in the wrist that extends into the hand. It can cause pain
and weakness, and is typically caused by repetitive motions over a
long period of time.
The U.S. National Library of Medicine says these activities may
cause carpal tunnel syndrome:
- Typing at a computer, especially if the workstation is not set
- Working on an assembly line.
- Using vibrating tools or hand tools.
- Playing certain musical instruments.
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