Tingling or Numb Fingers

This is often given the label of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, but often has very little to do with the Carpal Tunnel in the wrist itself. Unfortunately people are often sent for surgery on the Carpal Tunnel, only to have their symptoms of numbness or tingling return as it...

Muscle compression of nerves and blood vessels

Muscles which are tightened with trigger points can sometimes squeeze on surrounding nerves or blood vessels. If a nerve is squeezed, it can result in a numbness or pins and needles sensation in the area which is served by that nerve. This is very common in the arms...

Repetitive Strain Injuries to Muscles

I have had many new clients recently with symptoms of pain or numbness in their arms and fingers which is affecting their ability to work, commonly diagnosed as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, or Repetitive Strain Injury. This is usually due to overly tight pectoral  muscles,...

Numb fingers – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

This week I had a client who was at her wits end with with numb and tingling fingers. We established that she had to use a computer for work for many hours a day and also enjoyed playing tennis in her spare time. Although she was feeling the discomfort in her fingers,...