carpal tunnel syndrome

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a painful disorder caused by compression of a nerve in the carpal tunnel

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Some of the free events this week will include instruction on how to relieve your tension headaches with acupressure, and how to use self- massage to prevent such conditions as carpal-tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow.
The National Council of Compensation Insurance reports carpal-tunnel syndrome as the third most costly lost-time workers' comp claim at $12,611 in 1997, behind amputation and burns.
Gutting, deboning, and chopping millions of chickens at dizzying speeds had left her body too crippled by carpal-tunnel syndrome to be of any use to her employer, Case Farms, Inc.
These were the beginning signs of carpal-tunnel syndrome, a type of repetitive-strain injury.
The doctor diagnosed carpal-tunnel syndrome, but Case Farms's insurance carrier for workers' compensation initially refused to accept that her injury was work-related.