5 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

At Westchester Health, we see a lot of patients with carpal tunnel syndrome, a nerve problem in the wrist which occurs when one of the major nerves (median nerve) to the hand is squeezed or compressed as it travels through the wrist. It radiates into the fingers and can radiate up the arm to the elbow (rarely the upper arm). Carpal tunnel syndrome can occur in one or both of your hands, and it affects women more than men.

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A Patient Describes His Positive Experience With Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Recently, Andrew Simon, partner at Simon Associates Management Consultants which directs the inbound marketing activities for Westchester HealthWestchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and Westchester Health Pediatrics, had closed carpal tunnel surgery performed by Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with our Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine groupNormally, the physicians of that practice blog on a variety of medical topics but this time, a patient has written his own blog about his surgery experience. In Andy’s own words:

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How To Tell If You Have Carpal Tunnel

If you think carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by too much time typing on a computer keyboard, you’re probably incorrect, says Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, in his recent blog.

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Effective Treatments For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Say the words “carpal tunnel syndrome” and most people think of wrist pain resulting from too much time spent at a computer keyboard. But this is incorrect, writes Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, in his recent blog.

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