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08/25/2014 03:47 EDT | Updated 08/25/2014 03:59 EDT

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment: Exercises You Can Do To Avoid It (VIDEO)

If you've experienced the pain of carpal tunnel, we don't need to tell you it hurts.

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition that can leave your wrists in pain, inflamed and numb. The most common symptoms include a light pain in your wrists that intensifies as time goes by or aching that extends up your arms.

In the video above, orthopaedic specialist Michael Zazzali shows us exercises that can help ease wrist pain and prevent you from getting CTS. However, it's important to note, if your wrists continue to hurt, you should see a health professional for possible surgery.

Check out the exercises and share any tips you have in the comments below.

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