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Self-help and daily living for carpal tunnel syndrome

No particular diet has been shown to help relieve or prevent carpal tunnel syndrome. However, a healthy balanced diet and regular exercise are important for your general health. One preliminary study suggested that yoga might give short-term improvements in pain and function in those people with mild symptoms.

If you think your work may be causing your symptoms you should discuss this with your supervisor or an occupational health nurse. If necessary, your local Jobcentre Plus office can put you in touch with a Disability Employment Advisor, who’ll be able to advise on changes to your equipment or working techniques.

Read more about work and arthritis.


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