Tag Archives: carpal tunnel syndrome

Pain, Numbness, or Tingling in Your Hands or Wrists?

Have you spent extended time typing, using hand tools or power tools, or even playing the piano? Then you may understand the strain that these activities can place on your hands and wrists. Prolonged exposure to these factors, along with… read more

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Part 2

Welcome back to part 2 of our series on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome! Today, we’ll take a brief look at how carpal tunnel is diagnosed, as well as the treatment options available to our patients. Let’s start with how this painful disorder… read more

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Part 1

Pain. Burning. Numbness. Weakness. What do each of these have in common? They’re all symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Unlike a multitude of other ailments in life, the symptoms associated with carpal tunnel syndrome tend to occur gradually – so… read more

A Little Bit About Physical Therapy – Part 1

Here at Prairie Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery, we’re really not sure what we would do without our amazing team of very talented – and highly trained – physical therapists. But, for those who don’t know much about the profession or… read more