Re: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Subject: Re: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
From: Jennifer Rush <jenni -at- KUENTOS -dot- GUAM -dot- NET>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 1997 08:28:53 +1000

For Bonnie and others with Carpal Tunnel problems. FWIW, my past problems
with it were resolved by a series of visits to a chiropractor. Just another
avenue of help to consider. Good luck!

Jenni


At 01:03 PM 8/17/97 +0000, Bonnie Granat wrote:
>Oh, rats! I've evidently got the early stages of
>carpal tunnel syndrome. It appears to be the
>mouse that is causing it, and not typing or piano
>playing, but I've got pain on the underside of my
>wrist.
>
>I'm going to make an appointment with a doctor,
>but I am concerned now about my employment
>future. I've been working on a temporary job in
>which I've used the mouse extensively and at
>home, I'm on the computer a lot. How can I work
>without my right hand and without usung a mouse?
>
>Anybody have experience with this syndrome? I've
>been doing research on the net just now, in
>preparation for getting off the computer and
>giving my hand a rest for a while, but I thought
>I'd just ask and check in occasionally to see if
>anyone has any ideas or recommendations.
>
>Too bad I'm not ambidexterous! TIA. Ouch. Now
>it's hurting when I type.
>
>I posted the above to another list earlier
>today and now I've puchased a wrist brace and
>have changed my mouse to a left-handed mouse and
>am typing with my left hand only.
>
>I'm hoping the symptoms will go away, but I
>really don't know what to expect.
>
>
>Bonnie Granat
>e-mail: bgranat -at- lynx -dot- dac -dot- neu -dot- edu
>home page: http://lynx.neu.edu/home/httpd/b/bgranat/
>
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