Returning to Yoga Class

I started doing yoga in the early 1990’s and continued for well over a decade. During this time, it helped improve my flexibility, strength, and reduce my pain. In the early 2000’s, when my wrist pain increased and I had no diagnosis, I stopped doing yoga, just in case I was increasing the damage to […]

Electric Can Opener Can Save Your Wrists

Using a manual can opener can sometimes be hard for people, but it is especially difficult for those with wrist problems like carpal tunnel or arthritis. The twisting motion required to turn the small handle on a manual can opener can be difficult and sometimes painful. Choosing a good quality electric can opener can be […]

Help Cleaning The House: Robot Vacuum Cleaner

I absolutely love a clean house. Now with two dogs (and one that sheds year round), it isn’t always easy to keep the floor clean. Vacuuming is hard on my wrists, so I try not to do it very often. The VERY best thing we did to avoid the pain in my wrists from cleaning […]

No More Trouble Opening Glass Jars or Plastic Bottles: Electric Jar Opener

If your wrists are weak from carpal tunnel issues, or if you experience pain from arthritis or other wrist problems, you may have trouble opening glass jars and plastic bottles. For me, the twisting motion required to remove a lid from a glass jar is painful, sometimes excruciatingly so, and the pain doesn’t stop after […]

Hands-Free Soap Dispenser

While pushing on the pump of a soap dispenser is not terribly painful, anything you can do to reduce the amount of stress you are putting on your wrists is a good thing. I have found that when my hands and wrist are already very irritated, pushing on a hand soap dispenser isn’t fun. A […]