Can Exercising Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, additionally known for its abbreviation of CTS, is an affliction that causes arm pain and grip weakness. If we simplify its cause as much as possible, we can claim that a pinched nerve near the wrist is what’s behind it. That is the reason why many believe Read More

Dr. Mitchel Rubinovich to Hold a Free Lecture

A discussion about CTS will be held at Rome Memorial Hospital’s Health Night Lecture. Hosting the lecture will be none other than M.D., C.D. Mitchel Rubinovich, an orthopedic surgeon at Rome Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Those who wish to attend can visit Mohawk Valley Community College, room 150 of the Read More

Is Wearing An Elastic Band Around Your Wrist Damaging?

Dr. Boland has his doubts, claiming that it’s difficult to believe that an elastic you need to wrap multiple times around your hair to be effective does anything when stretched around your arm. The reason is that the outside pressure wouldn’t be powerful enough to affect the internal parts of Read More

Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome With Endoscopic Surgery

Rome Memorial Hospital is hosting a series of free lectures to increase medical knowledge. This Health Night, as the lectures are named, will speak about the use of endoscopic surgery to more effectively mend Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The lecturer will be Mitchel Rubinovich, M.D., C.D., and orthopedic surgeon with a Read More

How Professional Gamers Deal With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

While the term is not commonly known, carpal tunnel syndrome is rather common. It was first fully described in detail after the end of World War II, and it is estimated that 5% of people from the U.S. suffer from this syndrome.  CTS occurs when the median nerve that travels Read More

Work for People Who Can’t Work Due to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Since there are so many people suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome, one might wonder what options they have. But first things first, what exactly is CTS? This syndrome is caused by a cramped or pinched nerve that goes from the neck (brachial plexus) all the way to the hand and Read More

How to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome When Typing

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, or CTS, is a common condition where one of the main nerves gets pressured or compressed in the passage inside the palm. This can cause both wrist and fingers pain, numbness, and unpleasantness.  The leading cause of developing CTS is repetitive activities causing strain on the wrist. Read More