This video first ran in May 2011.
There are various stretches for the forearms that you can perform to prevent tightness from occurring in this part of the forearm. This is where carpal tunnel actually originates. You feel the symptoms (in your wrist) and you might even feel some tingling in the fingers. There have been some unnecessary surgeries done that I know of. One of two of my clients have had this surgery done, and it’s all because of hunched shoulders cutting off blood supply to nerves and to muscles to this region. If you are constantly using those muscles to perform these little tiny finger movements with typing and with clicking on the mouse, you’re just asking for trouble. This micro trauma that’s going the carpal tunnel, which is this area here, that back and forth, those tendons are grooving through the sheaths all the time to create those finger movements, you’re going to get inflammation. And yes, you can get carpal tunnel syndrome if you are not wary of taking regular breaks and stretching throughout the chest.
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