Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Myths vs Facts

2018-01-12T21:54:24+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Conditions, Other|

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the result of a compressed median nerve in the wrist. It causes pain, numbness, or tingling in the thumb, index, middle, and ring fingers that usually worsens at night. Myth One: Work-Related Stress Causes CTS Correlation and causation are distinct, and while repetitive strain is associated with CTS, experts think it’s [...]

Disabling Injuries in America

2018-01-23T12:15:49+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Other|

Serious disabling injuries affect many Americans. While some are work-related, they all can lead to missed hours at work, and a loss of pay. Employers are impacted by this as well. When workers are unable to work, there is a loss in productivity and costs. While there are no common disabling injuries as a whole, [...]

Stop Suffering From Tendinitis: 9 Treatment Options

2018-01-25T11:34:17+00:00 December 2nd, 2014|Health & Wellness, Other, Pain Management, Uncategorized|

Achilles tendinitisAccording to WedMd, “Tendinitis (also called tendonitis) is an inflammation or irritation of a tendon, a thick cord that attaches bone to muscle.” Tendonitis is most often caused by repetitive, minor impact on the affected area, or from a sudden more serious injury. Repetitive activities that cause tendonitis can be anything from gardening to shoveling, from painting to golf. Bad posture at work or home and not stretching properly before or after exercise and activities can also cause tendonitis