Raynaud's Resource Page - Raynaud's is an autoimmune condition that causes an interruption of blood flow to the fingers, toes, nose and/or ears when a spasm occurs in the blood vessels of these areas. Spasms are caused by exposure to cold temperatures or emotional stress. Approximately 5-10 percent of all Americans suffer from Raynaud's, but only one out of five sufferers seeks treatment. Both men and women suffer from the disease, but women are nine times more likely to be affected.
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME: INFORMATION Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition which is characterised by irritation or entrapement of the median nerve. This nerve can get entrapped at various sites along its course down the upper limb and each site is specific with regards to the clinical presentation i.e. Pronator Teres Syndrome, Anterior Interosseous nerve entrapement... Read more »