Re: Carpal Tunnel
Susan, do you have the brace on too tight? Or maybe it's simply the position you have your hands or arms in overnight. Try lying on your back with your arms at your side when you sleep and see if that makes a difference. Or lie on your side with your arm resting on a pillow next to you. The whole object is to have your arm relaxed but in a straight position as much as possible. Do all of your fingers tingle or just your thumb, pointer and middle finger? Are them numb on the fingertips and/or from the knuckle to the fingertips? Try putting baby oil on them, putting them in a plastic bag and then putting your hands in a heating pad if you have one. See if that makes them feel any better. Obviously if you can afford it, get a hot wax machine and use that instead of the oil. The machine might have terrycloth gloves in it, but I like using a heating pad instead.