Hand Injuries from Chopsticks

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How the use of conventional chopsticks can lead to debilitating hand discomfort.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a chronic painful condition of the wrist area. Find out more the signs and symptoms, diagnosis and the treatment options. Median Nerve, Hand Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Signs And Symptoms, Chopsticks

How conventional chopstick use can lead to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome...a chronic painful condition of the wrist area. It is often due to compression of the median nerve by overcrowding of the carpal tunnel canal brought about by the inflammatory swelling of the flexor tendons in the carpal tunnel canal.

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Chopstick Use: Osteoarthritis

People who use chopsticks on a daily basis are more likely to develop hand osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis that is often due to excessive use of joints.

Eating with chopsticks everyday increases the risk of developing the painful condition osteoarthritis, scientists say. Hand Injuries, Chopsticks, Beijing, Fingers, Canning, Eat, Food, Meal, Pekin Chicken

Asia-Pacific | Why chopsticks can be harmful

Eating with chopsticks everyday increases the risk of developing the painful condition osteoarthritis, scientists say.

Chopsticks and Pain. It appears that the regular, long-term use of chopsticks can foster the development of age-related arthritis. With that information, "our next most logical step would be trying to design more ergonomically friendly chopsticks," Hand Injuries, Food And Thought, Science News, Chopsticks, Arthritis, The Fosters, Age, Canning, Design

Chopsticks and Pain

Chopsticks. In North America, they're the emblem of an increasingly popular cuisine. However, few of the Westerners patronizing East Asian restaurants have mastered the art of scooping rice or tweezing meat, veggies, and noodles with a pair of bamboo rods. As a result, many people eat Chinese and other Asian entrees using cutlery. If there's any consolation to those of us who have fumbled with chopsticks, a new study questions the ergonomics of these dining implements. It appears that the…