Category Archives for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

What You Should Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and How You Can Overcome It

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) affects 4 to 10 million Americans every year. It is considered the most common nerve disorder that middle-aged and older individuals experience. Females are three times more prone to developing this condition than males. CTS mainly affects the hands, particularly the fingers (excluding the pinkie). As a result, it can severely […]

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The Qualities To Look For When Retaining A Medical Specialist To Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Dr. Sarim R. Mir

Interviewer: When someone is seeking professional help with a specialist in carpal tunnel syndrome, what are some qualities in a specialist that they should be looking for? Dr. Sarim Mir: Carpal tunnel syndrome patients should see a neurologist who have had significant training on nerve conduction and EMG study. It is a test which is […]

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Some Carpal Tunnel Patients May Hesitate Or May Be In Denial About Their Illness

CTS Denial

Interviewer: In your experience, do clients ever hesitate or are ever in denial? Dr. Sarim Mir: We have different types of patients. We have some farmers who come in, they come in at the very end. They will come in at the time when they can’t function at all. They can’t use their hand and […]

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The Common Aggravating Factors For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

CTS causes

Interviewer: What are some of the things that could make my carpal tunnel worse? Dr. Sarim Mir: If people are doing unaccustomed work. For example, a person who decides to paint their house but is not used to this type of work; or a person who does something that they are not used to. We […]

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Common Misconceptions Regarding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


Interviewer: What are some other common misconceptions that people have about carpal tunnel syndrome? Dr. Sarim Mir: It is a misconception that people sometimes think that the only way to treat carpal tunnel is by surgery and this misconception stemmed from people who have had poor surgery outcome who talked to other people about their […]

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