021 433 1710

Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 17:00, Saturdays 10:00 - 12:00
Piazza Da Luz Shopping Centre, Sea Point

087 075 0990

Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 17:00, Saturdays 10:00 - 12:00
BluBird Shopping Centre, Birnam

CT: 021 433 1710

Piazza Da Luz Shopping Centre, Sea Point

JHB: 087 075 0990

BluBird Shopping Centre, Birnam

CT: 021 433 1710

Piazza Da Luz Shopping Centre, Sea Point

JHB: 087 075 0990

BluBird Shopping Centre, Birnam

Geriatrics: Close-up of a young female chiropractor and a senior lady holding hands.

HAND AND WRIST PAIN

Carpal Tunnel syndrome and wrist sprains are common problems affecting the hand and wrist. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when there is a compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. This disorder occurs more commonly in females and tends to affect people between the ages of 45 and 60.

MOST COMMON CAUSES CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

Repetitive wrist movement.
People suffering with diabetes, Rheumatoid arthritis, Hypothyroidism. 
A Previous wrist injury.
Genetics.
Osteoarthritis.
Increased BMI.
Pregnancy.

SYMPTOMS

Symptoms often begin at night time and progress to the day time. Other symptoms may include:

Pins and needles or numbness in the outer 3.5 fingers

Local pain over the carpal tunnel.

Pain that spreads into the hand and elbow

Pain aggravated by gripping objects

Hand weakness

Muscle atrophy or thinning of hand muscles

Diminished sensation in median sensory field 1 (thumb)

Age > 45 years old

Geriatrics: Close-up of a young female chiropractor and a senior lady holding hands.

HAND AND WRIST PAIN

Carpal Tunnel syndrome and wrist sprains are common problems affecting the hand and wrist. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when there is a compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. This disorder occurs more commonly in females and tends to affect people between the ages of 45 and 60.

MOST COMMON CAUSES ARTHRITIS

Repetitive wrist movement.
People suffering with diabetes, Rheumatoid arthritis, Hypothyroidism. 
A Previous wrist injury.
Genetics.
Osteoarthritis.
Increased BMI.
Pregnancy.

SYMPTOMS

Symptoms often begin at night time and progress to the day time. Other symptoms may include:

Pins and needles or numbness in the outer 3.5 fingers

Local pain over the carpal tunnel.

Pain that spreads into the hand and elbow

Pain aggravated by gripping objects

Hand weakness

Muscle atrophy or thinning of hand muscles

Diminished sensation in median sensory field 1 (thumb)

Age > 45 years old

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