I have been wearing my splints at night to help with the pins and needles from my carpal tunnel syndrome - generally they have helped but I still wake up sometimes and my hands are numb so I struggle with the velcro straps to take off the splints!! A couple of weeks ago, somewhat bizarrely, I went to bed wearing my splints and woke up without them on and found them on the quilt in the middle of the bed. I have no recollection of taking them off and they can't slide off and my boyfriend didn't hear or see me take them off either!! Just call me Houdini!! I haven't done it since - who knows what happened! I can only guess I took them off in a deep sleep. I am starting to feel the effects of the carpal tunnel syndrome more during the day now - sometimes I put my hand in a certain position and it traps the nerve and sort of "shocks" the hand with pins and needles. My right hand is the main problem. I am dreading the cold weather - contending with both Raynaud's attacks and carpal tunnel syndrome is not going to be too much fun I don't think. If anyone has any thoughts/tips I would be interested to know. A friend of mine has offered me some acupuncture to help with the carpal tunnel syndrome so I thought I might give that a go at some point.
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