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426-060 (HORT-245NP)

Authors as Published

Prepared by Mary Predny from an article written by Bonnie Appleton for NMPro magazine. Project Director: Diane Relf Reviewers: Dawn Alleman, Bonnie Appleton, Traci Gilland, Alan McDaniel Reviewed by David Close, Consumer Horticulture and Master Gardener Specialist, Horticulture, Virginia Tech

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Gardening with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) can be very difficult, especially when a long day of shoveling, raking, or weed pulling leaves you with a painful or “tingling” hand or wrist. These aches and pains are often caused in part by improper techniques or tools used in gardening.


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Publication Date

June 1, 2017