Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that, essentially, compresses one of the main nerves that feeds the muscles and touch sense of part of the hand, the median nerve. The diagnosis gained popularity in the early 1940s with the rise of skilled industrial factory work, assembly lines, and keyboard work that required repetitive bending of the wrists. Today, computer work is frequently the culprit of hand and wrist pain. However, true carpal tunnel syndrome - the contraction of the transverse carpal ligament that resides on the base of the palm - is rare. Here’s why….
The holiday season can be a stressful time of year & that's why we are hosting small (limit 5 people per class) by donation chair yoga classes at our Dartmouth clinic until the New Year. Proceeds will go to the Gottingen Street chapter of the Mental Health Association of Nova Scotia because everybody 'kneads' support this time of year and mental health causes are near and dear to our sore spots heart.