Tag Archives: carpal tunnel syndrome

That Pain in Your Arm Could Be a Real Pain in the Neck

April 1, 2014


A recent patient came to me with pain in her shoulder. She said it started with just pain in the shoulder that would come and go, then it became more constant and interfered with her ability to use her arm. After evaluating the patient, I explained that I thought most of the problem was originating […]

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Peas and Carrots: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and A Stiff Neck

July 11, 2011

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An article[1] in the The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) recently discussed a possible new hallmark of carpal tunnel syndrome – a stiff neck.  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition in which a nerve in the wrist is compressed, causing symptoms of numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hand.  It can cause considerable pain and debility […]

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