Is it really Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or could it be a hidden Pronator Syndrome?

Tingling, numbness, burning or sharp/electric pain to the forearm or hand are relatively common symptoms. This may indicate a nerve compression problem. A nerve that is not functioning well or conducting messages properly might be swollen, stretched or void of blood supply. If you have ever had any tingling or numbness in the hand you […]

How to choose the best carpal tunnel brace?

Recently, we had the pleasure of having Sylwia, a final-year Master of OT student from Flinders University, Adelaide. She spent 8 weeks with us observing and learning all about the art and science of hand therapy and integrating her theoretical knowledge into practical healthcare skills. She embarked on a small project to look at what […]