Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Risk Factors

Risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome include:

High risk occupations include:
  • Assembly line worker
  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter
  • Computer keyboard operator
  • Heavy laborer
  • Jackhammer operator
  • Musician
  • Seamstress
  • Supermarket checkout clerk
  • Tile-setter

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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