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Compartment Syndrome

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome is very different from acute compartment syndrome. From time to time we encounter the exertional type of compartment syndrome at our clinic, so it’s probably a good idea to distinguish between the two conditions for some of our readers. What is Compartment Syndrome? Various muscular areas of our body are sectioned…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when a nerve in the wrist (the median nerve) gets compressed between some bones and soft tissues. The symptoms usually consist of pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and deficits in sensation. Typically, carpal tunnel syndrome is more common in women and often occurs in both hands. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment There are…