One of the unfavorable consequences of technological improvements is the carpal tunnel syndrome. The carpal tunnel syndrome was seen in people who used to work more heavily in the past, but now this disease threatens those who work desk-tops, and those who use their hands too much while working.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition of increased pain and numbness spreading to the hand fingers, sometimes to the arm, starts during a progressive movement that holds the first three fingers of one or both hands. As the median nerve in the middle of the hand is under the pressure, pain, drowsiness and weakness starts on the hand.
Health specialists emphasize that the initial symptom of the disease is drowsiness, strokes like electric strikes especially in the first three fingers, which occur especially while kneading dough, doing hand work or pressing computer keys, namely while using the wrist. Patients often complain that they have so much pain and the burning-like pain at nights which cause them to wake up.
Health specialists stimulate that if the carpal tunnel disease is not treated it can cause irreversible hand function loss. There are different treatment options available depending on the stage of the disease. This disease can be diagnosed 90 percent by Electromyogram (EMG) test.
If you think you have the indications of carpal tunnel syndrome, it is necessary to avoid the work that forces your hand and wrists, and you must not to exert excessive strain. For those who use their hands and fingers for professional reasons, they should not keep their wrists in a twisted state. For example, it is important to use a comfortable mouse for computer usage. Muscles should be strengthened by strengthening hands, wrists and fingers. These points are the other important points to keep in motion.
There are no exercises that need to be done after the disease has started. Exercises should be done to prevent the formation of carpal tunnel syndrome.