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Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome for nearly a year, and it's starting to affect my work. How effective is treatment? What are the risks of not treating it? Will it continue to get worse, or does the damage level off at some...
A few decades ago — before computers or checkout scanners — few people had heard of a rare condition called carpal tunnel syndrome. Today, in many offices, wrist splints are as common as Post-it notes. So, how do we keep this modern problem at...
Most people have heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, and likely even know someone who suffers from it. Cubital tunnel syndrome is less common but also can cause debilitating symptoms, such as numbness in the ring and little fingers and wasting of muscle in...
All signs point to the Orioles' recalling left-hander Dana Eveland from Triple-A Norfolk to start Friday's series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards. Eveland was removed from Monday's start for Triple-A Norfolk after throwing just 63...
The Baltimore SunOrioles left fielder Nolan Reimold has a bulging disk in his back – which the team believes may have been what has caused the spasms in his neck and tingling and numbness in his fingers. Manager Buck Showalter said Reimold has been treated in...
Do you have housemaid's knee or jersey finger? Many common pain conditions have acquired colorful monikers. Baby Wrist Upsy-daisy! New moms lifting and holding their newborns numerous times a day may develop baby wrist, also known as de Quervain’...
It might be a caffeine headache, but it might be an aneurysm. Great. Now, at the very least, it's a stress headache. We asked the experts to tell us five signs that your body is telling you something. And why you should do something about it. (Namely,...
Tags: Aneurysm, Osteoporosis, Back, Weight, Symptoms
Chicago TribuneFirst-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk faces a potentially long road back from a weekend stroke that his neurosurgeon said could leave the lawmaker with lasting physical damage but also a full mental recovery. The 52-year-old North Shore politician...
The Downswing Golf BlogNAPLES – Though he still admits to some numbness in the middle finger of his left hand, Steve Stricker doesn't appear to be bothered by the herniated disc in his neck that caused concern before the Presidents Cup. The Franklin Templeton Shootout...
While dealing with an infected joint in a particularly valuable cow a few months ago, I had the opportunity to perform a surgery usually reserved for the horse in an operating room. The surgery is called an arthrotomy, which means, literally, to cut...
HealthKey.com contributor"What, me worry?" Although MAD Magazine's freckle-faced, fictional Alfred E. Neuman first uttered his signature phrase in 1955, his words are especially poignant in today's anxious world. According to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA),...
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