Sanford, NC - Sept. 29, 2015 — Carpal tunnel disorder is a painful condition that affects the nerves in the hand and wrist. The syndrome can cause disability if not addressed and Eric Currey, spokesperson for Supreme Squeeze, has released information on how hand grippers can assist individuals gain relief.
“In the most severe cases, carpal tunnel is treated through surgical means,” said Currey. “Since the symptoms of carpal tunnel can resemble a host of other conditions, it’s always advisable to get a diagnosis from a physician or neurologist first.”
Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when pressure is placed on the median nerve of the hand, compressing the nerve and interfering with its proper operation. Hand grippers offer an affordable means of addressing carpal tunnel that can be used at home, in the office, or during breaks.
Hand grippers strengthen the muscles within the fingers, hands, wrists and forearms, all areas that are affected by carpal tunnel condition. Those with repetitive motion jobs, hobbies, and people who participate in athletic pursuits are at increased risk. Muscle mass begins to decline in a person’s 20s, resulting in up to a 45 percent loss by age 60 and hand grippers are a type of strength training for the hands, wrists and forearms.
Addressing carpal tunnel with the use of hand grippers is beneficial for a wide range of occupations, from computer operators and assembly line works to musicians and mechanics. Those with hobbies that encompass gardening and golfing, fishing and needlework are also at increased risk for developing carpal tunnel.
Supreme Squeeze hand grippers provide individuals with 66 lbs. of pressure to strengthen the muscles most affected by carpal tunnel and improve grip strength for endurance and dexterity. As the hand, wrist and forearm are strengthened, the symptoms of carpal tunnel are alleviated.
A host of symptoms accompany carpal tunnel, from pain, numbness and a burning sensation, along with hand weakness and difficulty gripping objects or making a fist. Many people with carpal tunnel experience the sensation of swollen fingers, even when no swelling is present.
The hand grippers by Supreme Squeeze are an effective means of strength training for the areas most affected by carpal tunnel syndrome. The grippers are sold in sets of two and the firm includes exercises and training information with each purchase. They’re an affordable way to help reduce the instance of carpal tunnel, ease symptoms in existing cases, and rehabilitate the muscles and surrounding tissues.
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