Category Archives : Hand Pain

Hacks for Enjoying a Spook-Tacular Halloween with Chronic Pain

As a parent or grandparent, Halloween is often just as fun for you as it is for the kids! Distracting yourself with fun activities is important when you’re dealing with chronic pain. Make it easier to focus on your family—not your discomfort—with these helpful tips.   Consider Ways to Limit Walking There are only so […]

Diagnosing the Source of Your Carpal Tunnel

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) “affects between 3% and 6% of adults in the United States,” reports Medical News Today. Symptoms of CTS are frequent burning, tingling, or numbness in the hand and fingers. However, since these conditions can be linked with many other conditions, misdiagnosis occurs in over 50% of cases. Often the source of […]

5 Types of Neuropathy and What to Do About Them

There are various types of neuropathy depending on what nerves are damaged, compressed or defective. Peripheral neuropathy is the most common, but there is also proximal, cranial, autonomic and focal neuropathy. Your symptoms can stem from one nerve being affected (mononeuropathy), all your nerves (poly) or two nerves being damaged (multiple mononeuropathy). Learn about the […]