Carpal Tunnel Therapies

Posted on 3/28/2010 | Comments ()
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Dr. Oz explains the causes of carpal tunnel syndrome and serves up some solutions to ease the pain. 

 

Carpal Tunnel Stretch 

  1. Extend arms out in front of you, palms facing down.  Stretch wrists and fingers acutely, as if you were pushing against a wall. Hold for a count of 5 seconds
  2. With arms still extended, straighten both wrists and relax fingers. 
  3. Make a tight fist with both hands.
  4. Bend wrists downward while keeping the fist. Hold for a count of 5 seconds.
  5. Straighten both wrists and relax fingers for a count of 5 seconds.
  6. Let your arms hang loosely by your sides and shake them out for a few seconds.

This exercise should be repeated 10 times. 

 

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