High Risk Jobs for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

March 17, 2010 by  
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hairdressers Here’s a little fact for you…Did you know that carpal tunnel syndrome is the number 1 repetitive stress injury in the United States, affecting more than 75 million Americans?

Carpal Tunnel symptoms usually include hand tingling, numbness or a burning sensation.

A better understanding of the various groups of people more susceptible to carpal tunnel actually aids faster diagnosis, and there isĀ  a high probability that such people might not know they are part of the high risk category.

It is not uncommon for carpal tunnel sufferers to simply ignore the pain or pass it off as just a part of getting old…until it becomes a chronic problem that can last for years.

Based on the occupation, job or career that a person is engaged in there are specific groups of people that are susceptible to and at high risk for carpal tunnel syndrome…

…Here’s the list

High Risk Careers/Jobs for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

- Bodybuilders/weightlifters
- Raquet sport players
- Restaurant workers
- Poultry processors
- Nurses
- Musicians
- Meat packers
- Librarians
- Hospital workers
- Hairdressers
- Golfers
- Vehicle operators
- Dental hygienists
- Dentists
- Construction workers
- Computer programmers
- Cashiers
- Bookkeepers
- Assembly line workers

Whew…that was a long list!

The most important thing to remember is that carpal tunnel is curable and when diagnosed on time, the time taken to recover is less. Even if your job is listed above, you don’t have to quit your job to fully recover from carpal tunnel syndrome.

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