How to Relieve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Golfer’s Elbow, Wrist Pain and Grip Issues

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Tight fascia in your forearms can cause a variety of issues, from grip problems to wrist pain, carpal tunnel syndrome to golfer’s elbow.

We’re going after TWO areas today: the fascia in both sides of your forearm. We’re targeting the fascia within and between all the flexors AND extensors of the wrist and hand.

This fascia will affect joints upstream AND downstream, potentially causing carpal tunnel or wrist pain as well as elbow pain and even shoulder issues.

Releasing the FLEXOR side can relieve or eliminate:

  • Grip issues due to overuse and tissue fatigue from things like rock climbing, jiu jitsu etc
  • Wrist pain (anterior or palm up side)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Finger tendon issues, generally pinky and ring finger (the other fingers are generally more affected by the extensors)
  • Golfer’s Elbow – and if you have this you want to go after the “meat” on that pinky finger side (lateral forearm in a palm up position) and get as close to the elbow as possible. This is a slightly tricky spot to get on your own because it required angling your arms at angles they don’t really want to go in the position required to do this to yourself (whereas me working on you requires that you only angle the arm we’re working on), but you should be able to at least get some pretty good relief

Releasing the EXTENSORS can relieve or eliminate:

  • Wrist pain (posterior or palm down side)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Finger tendon issues, mostly middle and forefinger
  • Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis – if this is you, you will get the BEST result by combining this with my favorite technique for upper body pain that gets into the brachialis area just above the elbow (click here for that post)
  • Grip issues due to overworked extensors, potentially due to repetitive motion actions like like pull-ups (helloooo CrossFitters! xo)
  • Forearm fatigue or numbness due to overuse if you’re on a computer all day

How to get the most out of these techniques:

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Eliminate Neck Pain! Best Release EVER for Stiff Necks, TMJ Pain & Tension Headaches

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Say goodbye to neck pain!

This is one of the very few self-help techniques I’ve come up with that can perfectly mimic what I do in my private practice, and that means you should get an INSTANT and very powerful result (if you do it correctly).

Before I go any further, however…

WARNING: DO THIS FIRST!

If if you have significant neck pain of any kind, I highly encourage you to use my pec and deltoid release BEFORE attempting this technique.

The majority of neck pain does not originate in the neck, it is usually in your chest and (front) shoulders. If you try to release your neck first you might make things worse. The reason is, often times our neck is getting “tight” because it is fighting the constant pull of our forward rotated shoulders; it’s engaged in an unwinnable battle to pull our necks back where they are supposed to be.

If this is the case and you release your neck WITHOUT releasing the chest FIRST, then you’ve just created a scenario in which your neck will be FAR more likely to be pulled forward from the chest tightness that is still present, the very thing the neck is attempting to counteract by pulling back and tightening up. Your neck may react by clamping down even harder after a few hours, which is not what we want!

For the BEST result no matter what your situation or goal: combine the pec and deltoid release with this one and your head will feel like it’s floating!

This technique can relieve or eliminate:

  • Neck pain of ALL kinds
  • Tension headaches and migraines (if tension related)
  • Jaw and TMJ pain
  • Grip issues related to a nerve blockage in the neck
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and/or nerve pain shooting down the arm
  • Brachial Plexus issues
  • “Text neck” or pain associated with looking down for hours every day
  • Whiplash
  • Neck pain associated with forward rotated shoulders and
  • forward head posture
  • and…I’ve even been told by 3 clients that they believe this technique (in my office, not the lacrosse ball version) improved their EYESIGHT! I’m not sure I can substantiate that claim, BUT…the area you’re releasing with this technique does block or open a blood pathway to the ocular nerve…so ya never know!
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The Single BEST Technique to Relieve Upper Body Pain – For Wrists, Elbows AND Shoulders

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There is one area of the upper body that can wreak havoc on wrists, elbows, shoulders and necks…

The good news is that this ONE area, when released, can also RELAX all of those joints. Releasing this spot can bring significant relief to wrists, shoulders and necks, and often can eliminate elbow issues, especially elbow tendonitis.

This technique can help relieve or eliminate:

  • Grip issues (especially the thumb side)
  • Thumb pain
  • Wrist pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/pain
  • Elbow tendonitis, tennis elbow, elbow PAIN
  • Shoulder (joint) pain
  • Rotator cuff issues/pain
  • Bicep tendon tears/issues
  • Pain between the shoulder blades (combine with THIS for best results)
  • Neck pain
  • Migraines (not the biggest factor, but certainly a contributor and worth trying. I have more solutions for migraines coming soon!)

One technique.

One SMALL area.

One BIG reward if you commit yourself to mastering this technique.

Any guesses??

I am talking about…

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