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El síndrome del túnel carpiano afecta a las manos y los síntomas son diferentes a los de la artritis

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Mi trabajo exige que haga movimientos repetitivos con las manos y desde hace años tengo dolor y entumecimiento en la mano. Yo supuse que eso se debía a la osteoartritis diagnosticada hace 20 años, pero el médico piensa que puede tratarse del síndrome del túnel carpiano. ¿Existe [...]

Created by Emily Hiatt

Weekend Wellness: Carpal tunnel affects hands, symptoms differ from arthritis

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a job in which I make repetitive movements with my hand, and have had pain and numbness in my hand for years. I assumed it was due to osteoarthritis, which I was diagnosed with 20 years ago. But my doctor thinks it may be carpal [...]

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Anxious to Get a Grip on That Golf Club? (pkg) According to the National Golf Foundation, more than 28 million Americans love to hit the links. However, after a day on the course, some may wonder if the links are hitting back. Wrist and hand injuries for golfers are common. Why? And what can you do about them?  Dennis Douda asks Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon Sanjeev [...]

Created by Dana Sparks


Do you know the incidence of osteoporosis fractures is greater than the annual incidence of heart disease and stroke combined? Also, that there are approximately 2 million fragility fractures per year and that number is expected to double by 2014? Join us Saturday, March 8, at 9 a.m. CT, when we talk with Ann Kearns, M.D., Ph.D., and Sanjeev Kakar, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: Osteoporosis Prevention

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 3-8-2014 Do you know the incidence of osteoporosis fractures is greater than the annual incidence of heart disease and stroke combined? Also, that there are approximately 2 million fragility fractures per year and that number is expected to double [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Left untreated, carpal tunnel syndrome can lead to weakness in fingers and thumb

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve had symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome for nearly a year, and it is starting to affect my work. How effective is treatment? What are the risks of not treating it? Will it continue to get worse, or does the damage level off at some point?      ANSWER:  [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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