Hand, Wrist & Thumb Exercises for Nintendo Wii Users

As an orthopedic surgeon with a specialization in hand, wrist and upper extremity conditions I often see patients who suffer from repetitive stress injuries including carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger and tendonitis. Historically, many of my patients with the aforementioned conditions will be law enforcement officers, firefighters and office workers.  

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What exactly is carpal tunnel syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the most common compressive nerve problem in the upper extremity. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is compression of the median nerve at the wrist. There are over 490,000 cases each year in the United States. It affects 10% of the general population. It is important to know that there are many risk factors…

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