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Free Carpal Tunnel Screening

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  • Event Type:Health screenings

Pain, numbness or tingling in one or both hands may be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition that is estimated will affect as many as 6 percent of adults in the U.S. at some point in their lives.

King’s Daughters is offering a free carpal tunnel screening, beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 onboard the KDMC Mobile Health Unit its Prestonsburg location, 1279 Old Abbott Mountain Road.

Appointments are required and may be made by calling 1-888-377-KDMC (5362). After normal business hours, callers are asked to leave their name, daytime phone and the name of the screening they are calling about.

The screening consists of a brief review of symptoms and a screening nerve conduction test, which involves a low-level electrical stimulation of the nerves serving the hands. The nerves’ ability to conduct the stimulation is measured and the results reported as a number.

  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions: 1-888-377-KDMC