Should I Get a Carpal Tunnel Brace?


A carpal tunnel brace is a useful tool when it comes to reducing pain and managing symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Wrist braces for carpal tunnel are often the first option when treating carpal tunnel syndrome because the brace keeps the wrist straight and takes the pressure off the affected nerve. At Ovation Hand Institute, [...]

Should I Get a Carpal Tunnel Brace?2023-08-10T10:45:10-06:00

What to Expect After Carpal Tunnel Surgery


  Have you recently had carpal tunnel surgery, or are you considering it in the near future? Knowing what to expect after the procedure is important to ensure a smooth recovery. At Ovation Hand Institute, we understand the concerns and uncertainties that come with carpal tunnel surgery and are here to guide you through the [...]

What to Expect After Carpal Tunnel Surgery2023-07-31T12:14:07-06:00

Carpal Tunnel Pain Relief: Heat or Ice?


Carpal tunnel syndrome affects the quality of life of millions of Americans. Carpal tunnel syndrome is characterized by pain, discomfort, and numbness in the hand, which is brought on by the compression of the median nerve as it runs through the carpal tunnel in the wrist. Finding relief from carpal tunnel syndrome is crucial [...]

Carpal Tunnel Pain Relief: Heat or Ice?2023-07-17T11:55:01-06:00

Can Carpal Tunnel Cause Shoulder Pain?


Updated: June 12, 2023 Many people wonder if carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) causes shoulder pain. While the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome can radiate up the arm, the short answer is that CTS does not directly affect the shoulder. Carpal tunnel syndrome and shoulder problems are two distinct conditions, and it is possible [...]

Can Carpal Tunnel Cause Shoulder Pain?2023-09-22T14:46:33-06:00

Can Typing Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?


Have you every asked yourself, why Do my Hands Hurt From Typing? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a disorder that causes swelling and inflammation of the tissues surrounding the median nerve. So, what's the link between typing and carpal tunnel syndrome? Can typing cause carpal tunnel syndrome? It was previously believed that typing on [...]

Can Typing Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?2023-08-17T12:00:56-06:00

What is “Severe” Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?


Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) affects millions of people worldwide. CTS can range in severity depending on the stage of the condition. If untreated for too long, carpal tunnel syndrome usually worsens. Why do my hands cramp and lock up? What is severe carpal tunnel syndrome? Severe CTS is an advanced stage of CTS [...]

What is “Severe” Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?2023-04-10T13:43:02-06:00

The Phalen’s Test for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


Are you one of the many individuals who spend much time performing repetitive hand motions at their job? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is becoming more common among professionals who work long hours performing repetitive hand motions or frequently use vibrating tools. Most people with carpal tunnel syndrome pain are unaware that their pain is [...]

The Phalen’s Test for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome2023-08-17T12:07:11-06:00

How Long Is Carpal Tunnel Surgery Recovery Time?


Are you considering having surgery to treat your carpal tunnel syndrome and unsure how long it would take you to recover? Worry not! The Ovation Hand Institute is here to help. After carpal tunnel syndrome surgery, every patient wants a speedy return to their daily activities.  At Ovation Hand Institute, we provide you with [...]

How Long Is Carpal Tunnel Surgery Recovery Time?2023-04-10T11:31:11-06:00
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