Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Activities to Limit - Topic Overview
Activities that may increase the risk of carpal tunnel syndrome include:
- Repetitive motions.
- Continuous use of the hands and fingers, as
when knitting or doing needlepoint with the wrist bent
- Frequent bending or twisting of the wrist, as when using a
- Repeated squeezing or gripping with the hand, as when
using a spray bottle
- Moving the fingers while the wrist is bent
inward or flexed, as when playing musical instruments or typing
- Use of vibrating tools such as
- Use of a cane, wheelchair, or crutches, or doing certain
sports (such as long-distance cycling) that require continuous forceful
grasping with the wrist in an awkward position.
- Bending the wrist
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October 21, 2010
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