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Exercise to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
This exercise was developed by a team of orthopedic surgeons to help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome.
This exercise should be performed at the start of each workday and after each break. The exercise decreases the amount of pressure on the median nerve in the carpal tunnel.
Workers with hand-intensive jobs should do a five-minute exercise warm-up before starting work, just as runners stretch before a run to prevent injury. The exercises are: