Low health literacy is associated with poor health outcomes and is most likely to affect patients with low socioeconomic status and public health insurance. With limited internet access no longer a barrier, a new digital divide exists where patients of varying socioeconomic levels use different search terms when looking up medical information online.
Business Insider shares images from Aaron Daluiski, MD, a hand and upper extremity surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery, on how to correctly use a keyboard and mouse. If you have carpal tunnel syndrome, bad form could make your symptoms feel worse.
Blame your carpal tunnel on technology? Tech Insider reports that a comprehensive review of scientific literature found that it has not been possible to show an association between computer use and CTS
Tech Insider reports carpal tunnel is a syndrome that is best treated by a doctor instead of self-treating with online solutions. Aaron Daluiski, MD, a hand and upper extremity surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery, shared the three things that do help improve symptoms including a night splint.
Tech Insider reporter Rebecca Harrington investigates common exercises to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome that could actually make symptoms worse.Aaron Daluiski, MD, a hand and upper extremity surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery, told Rebecca that he has had many patients come in who have tried treating their own carpal tunnel symptoms unsuccessfully.