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Carpal Tunnel

Posted by ernie85017 (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 22, 11 at 14:14

I did a search here on CT syndrome, but only found a couple posts.
I'm getting it as a result of nipping. I love nipping. Don't really understand why, but I do.
What do you all do for this?


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RE: Carpal Tunnel

I read this somewhere and it really helps. Grip as far down on the handles of the wheeled nippers as you can. I was gripping halfway up the handles until I read this advice. It really helps with the amount of pressure you exert.


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RE: Carpal Tunnel

The repetitive motion is really bad for CT. Don't do alot at once - give your wrist a rest during cutting. I also wore one of those stiff wrist braces to make my wrist relax. It's hard to slow down when you're doing something you like ! I guess we all suffer for our art in one way or another!


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RE: Carpal Tunnel

Try the other hand? This would also forge new pathways in the brain!
Kathy


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RE: Carpal Tunnel

I recently spotted something interesting at Witzend under tools and it would make things easier for ppl who have problems like that

, check this out

Here is a link that might be useful: leverage tool


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