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Gary A Cutler, DDS
(580) 332-9144
300 S Rennie St
Ada, OK
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Adolphe J Schoepflin, MD FACS
(602) 625-6533
303 Lake Dr
Ada, OK
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: State Univ(buffalo)
Graduation Year: 1945

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A J Schoepflin, MD
303 Lake Dr
Ada, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Robert Michael Black, MD
1001 N Country Club Rd
Ada, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1968

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Kimball N Pratt
(580) 272-0018
520 N Monte Vista St Ste C
Ada, OK
Specialty
Neurosurgery

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Jack Barton Howard, MD
(580) 436-2626
1201 Arlington St Ste F
Ada, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics, Aerospace Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Mc Alester Regional Health Cen, McAlester, Ok; Valley View Regional Hospital, Ada, Ok
Group Practice: Ada Orthopedic Inc

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Robert Matthew Bernstein, MD
(580) 436-3980
1001 N Country Club Rd
Ada, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1988

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Lloyd David Hubler, MD
(580) 421-9900
520 N Monte Vista St Ste C
Ada, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1973

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Dr.Gero Kragh
(580) 616-7625
430 North Monte Vista Street
Ada, OK
Gender
M
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Harvey C Jenkins Jr., MD
(405) 686-1700
8603 S Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
Business
Aria Orthopedics
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
By Brigitte Synesael
Your Life-Your Choice www.Life-Choices.com

With greater demands being placed on people in the work place to work longer hours and produce faster results, there is also an increasing number of reports of wrist problems relating to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Although long, daily hours sitting at a computer is a common culprit, ANY repetitive hand movements, like typing or hammering, will result in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome over time. This would include certain Production Line Workers, Roofers, musicians and typists to name only a few.

In order to deal with this incredibly painful health issue, it is essential to first be sure that you have a correct diagnosis by a qualified and knowledgeable physician, preferably an orthopedic surgeon or a neurologist. There are many conditions that have similar symptoms to those of carpal tunnel syndrome but require different treatments; for example: A pinched nerve in your neck or shoulder can cause a similar numbness and tingling in the hand. So can diabetic neuropathy. Arthritis at the base of the thumb or in the hand can also cause similar symptoms.

In the wrist there is a circular-like band made up of bones and ligaments which is called the transverse carpal ligament. The center hole of this ligament is called the Carpal Tunnel. Through this tunnel runs tendons (that allow us to move our fingers and grasp objects), and the median nerve (which provides us with sensation in our fingers and thumb). The most common cause of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is an inflammation of the tendons. This causes the tendons to swell which will eventually put so much pressure on the median nerve that it will no longer function properly. Aside from overuse, there are other instigators of swelling in this area. Fluid retention is one example, and fractures around the wrist and hand is another. Not only can a fracture itself cause swelling, but even a slight change in the shape of the bones as they heal can narrow the passage for the median nerve.

Although surgery is a common treatment in severe cases of this syndrome, there are a number of holistic, non-invasive treatments available as well. I encourage you to investigate all of your options and consult with your local health care provider to determine the best course of action for YOU.

Biofeedback is a specialized type of training which allows you to gain control over physiological reactions that are ordinarily unconscious and automatic. In other words, you consciously train your body to perform tasks differently (more constructively) than when you did them without thinking about it. The training methods are relatively simple, although they require complex and precise instrumentation. Once the specific mode of treatment has been determined, you are connected to a device similar to a computer to monitor the response of your movements. This non-invasive process involves sensitive biofeedback instruments that measure and feedback w...

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