Briotix Health News

When Can Carpal Tunnel Be Considered Work-Related?

Team Briotix – August 23, 2018

Carpal tunnel is one of the most common repetitive stress injuries facing workers today, with the CDC reporting an average of about 900,000 new cases in the US annually. In some cases, carpal tunnel can be attributed to working conditions, opening up employers to compensation claims. However, as…

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How a Neutral Position Can Reduce Your Risk of Carpal Tunnel

Team Briotix – November 24, 2017

Research suggests that more than 5% of the workforce is currently suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. This musculoskeletal injury occurs when the median nerve that runs through the wrist is overused and becomes inflamed. Given the syndrome can impact any person, in any industry, many employers…

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Reduce Your Risk of Carpal Tunnel with 3 Easy Steps

Team Briotix – November 20, 2017

When you first think of a person likely to suffer from carpal tunnel, you may picture someone at a desk and on a computer all day long. While, carpal tunnel does affect those in a traditional office setting, the injury is actually more often seen in a wider variety of industries including assembly…

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Three Unexpected Personal Risk Factors that Increase Your Chances of Developing Carpal Tunnel

Team Briotix – November 13, 2017

Recent research indicates carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) impacts approximately 5% of the workforce. The disorder causes pain and weakness in the hand/wrist and develops from problems with a nerve in your wrist, not the muscles, as some people believe. With CTS, the symptoms can range from mild to…

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