Carpal Tunnel Specialist Westerly RI

The simplest tip for avoiding CTS is to push your computer keyboard back and rest your arms—all the way up to the elbows—on your desk as you type. The strain of holding your arms up while typing is a major cause of CTS.

Christopher A D'Arcy, MD
45 Wells St
Westerly, RI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
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Male
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Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1996

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Wendy Silversmith
(401) 348-2180
45 Wells St
Westerly, RI
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Rheumatology

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Rekha Agrawal, MD
(860) 825-9125
600 Meridian Street Ext Apt 105
Groton, CT
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Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Rnt Med Coll, Univ Of Rajasthan, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Graduation Year: 1989

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Peter B Himmel, MD
(401) 783-6777
321 Main St
Wakefield, RI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1972

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Michael Lee Gross, MD
(860) 442-8817
53C Granite St
New London, CT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Tel Aviv Univ, Sackler Fac Of Med, Tel Aviv, Israel
Graduation Year: 1995

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Christopher Darcy
(401) 348-2180
45 Wells Street
Westerly, RI
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Dr.Wendy Silversmith
(401) 348-2180
45 Wells St # 203B
Westerly, RI
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F
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Rheumatologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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John Roger Hollister, MD
(860) 446-0540
76 Starr Hill Rd
Groton, CT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1966

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Dr.Christopher DArcy
(401) 348-2180
70 Kenyon Ave # 326
Wakefield, RI
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M
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Rheumatologist
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Hospital: Westerly And South County
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(860) 889-8331
111 Salem Tpke
Norwich, CT
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M
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Rheumatologist
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Carpal Tunnel Tips

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By Bryce Edmonds

It seems a new form of an ancient healing technique can hone in on carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) pain like a laser. New research shows that laser acupuncture—stimulating acupuncture points with laser light instead of needles—can ease the aching and tingling caused when the median nerve in the carpal tunnel is compressed.

Martha Howard, MD, founder and medical director of Wellness Associates of Chicago, says laser acupuncture can work well partly because it’s painless and doesn’t involve needles. “Even though acupuncture needles used on the hand and wrist are generally very small, people who are already in pain with CTS may not want to have needles used on that area,” she says.

When it comes to preventing CTS and keeping pain from worsening, Howard suggests the “big three”: proper workstation ergonomics; arm and hand exercises; and general inflammation prevention, including diet changes to help prevent flare-ups from potential food allergies.

“The simplest tip for avoiding CTS is to push your computer keyboard back and rest your arms—all the way up to the elbows—on your desk as you type,” says Howard. The strain of holding your arms up while typing is a major cause of CTS.
—Bryce Edmonds

Author: Bryce Edmonds

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