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Carpal Tunnel Surgery Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Carpal Tunnel Surgery.

Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

You don’t want to complain, but lately you have felt a little tingling or numbness in your hand and wrist. Sometimes, the pain is sharp. Other times it seems to travel from your wrist up through your arm. You try to shake it off but it just won...  Read more

The Weight-Loss Side Effect That No One Talks About

Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin...  Read more

A New Definition For ''Old''

According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S...  Read more

Turning ''Someday'' into Today

It’s time for some cold, hard facts: You’re not going to be able to read every book that you want You’ll never have time to watch all of your favorite shows The house will never be clean enough The...  Read more

How to Use the Arm Ergometer

Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for...  Read more

43 pounds to go after lap band surgery!
Updated 7/27/2014 7:39:15 AM

Hi, I'm Kay from MT. I had lap band surgery about 3 years ago and lost approximately 50 pounds and have about 43 to go. I joined for motivation and support....  Read more

surgery derailing my efforts
Updated 7/24/2014 5:04:32 PM

Any one else ever have surgery where trying to lose weight - I can't do anything for at least 2 weeks then restricted for 6 more - any advice from anymore...  Read more

Anyone have post weight loss surgery?
Updated 7/14/2014 4:28:15 PM

I'm seriously considering a Breast Lift/Reduction and a Tummy Tuck when I get to within about 20-30 pounds of my goal weight. Wondering if anyone would care to share their real life experience....  Read more

Anyone had cataract surgery?
Updated 7/16/2014 7:10:39 PM

I'm only 44, but have one and will have surgery. Not sure when yet. But, it could be a few weeks before I can do strenuous exercise again. I am a little disturbed by this because exercise is a great stress/anxiety release for me. I started the couch...  Read more

post back surgery
Updated 7/14/2014 10:41:33 AM

Hi I had back surgery back in April, they removed a disk and fused it. I also have 1 slightly herniated disk that doesn't cause discomfort. I want to get back on track with exercising but I don't want to over do it either. Right now I do physical t...  Read more

Light at the End of the Tunnel

We always talk about the " Light at the End of the Tunnel " being something that we strive for and sometimes desperately need to stay motivated. If we remembered our FAITH we can remember that there is a " LIGHT " inside us all that will help us alwa...  Read more

Ready

Just had my Hernia surgery and must say am doing great- can not work out on my stomach, but I do work out slowly....  Read more

Lap Banders

Any one who has had Lap-Band Surgery. And is on their journey down......  Read more

You Asked: ''Should I Wear Gloves While Strength Training?''

Many people do fine without gloves, especially for body weight or machine exercises, but if you work out regularly with iron barbells and dumbbells or train with heavier weights, gloves can help you avoid several potential problems. Any kind of padde...  Read more

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Carpal Tunnel Surgery

I had surgery last Thursday and yesterday the doctor removed the half-cast and every second stitch of my incision. It looks a little gruesome and there is quite a bit of bruising. I was a bit daunted by how weak and seized up it was but I moved and...  Read more

My mom had her carpal tunnel surgery today

I left around 1:15pm today to go to the hospital with my my mom and dad. My mom was scheduled to have carpal tunnel surgery on the right side. (She had the same thing done on her left about 6 years ago.) The surgeon ran late on one of his morning cas...  Read more