It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Message Board
THIS MESSAGE BOARD IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. TO SEE OUR ACTIVE MESSAGE BOARDS, PLEASE GO HERE





skateboarding caused my CTS?

skateboarding caused my CTS?

[ Back to Messages ]

Message

Posted by jong on June 02, 2000 at 21:37:39:

I'm 35 years old now, and when I was around 13-16 years old, I was a skateboarding fanatic. I did it day and night, and never used any safety equipment. In skateboarding, when you fall, you tend to break your fall with your hands, usually landing with some force right where the "median nerve" is. Later, in my twenties, when I began working in home renovations, my hands started to get numb. Now, I've got full blown carpal tunnel syndrome. I can't help but think that it was caused by all the times I fell, possibly damaging something in the carpal tunnel area. Whaddya think? (not that it's any consolation to know the cause though...)


Follow Ups




All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:24 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!