Tag Archives: carpal tunnel syndrome

Arm pain and numbness: could be your “minor”

If you are having any numbness or tingling of your arm, the pectoralis minor (named minor because there is also a pectoralis major) is always guilty unless proven otherwise.   Look at how the pectoralis muscle lies directly over the neurovascular bundle (the nerve, vein, and artery) and you can imagine how tightness of this […]

Stretching for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and hand tingling

I give all my patients who have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or any type of hand tingling this stretch against the wall.  The stretch also helps to “floss” the median nerve as well as a great arm stretch.  Let me know if you have any questions and share the video with anyone who might be having […]

Relationship between Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and neck range of motion

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a painful condition of your arm that is mainly characterized by a variety of symptoms in your hand, including numbness, tingling, loss of grip strength, and pain at night.  The “carpals” are the bones in your hand and they form an arch or tunnel that houses many structures, including the […]