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Which jobs can cause carpal tunnel syndrome?

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that happens when a major nerve in your hand gets pressured or squeezed. It can be caused by making repetitive motions with your arm or hand. Some jobs may make it more likely for you to get carpal tunnel syndrome. They include:

�Assembly line worker

�Sewer or knitter

�Baker

�Cashier

�Hair stylist

�Musician

From: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 11, 2019

Medically Reviewed on 09/11/2019

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 11, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 11, 2019

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