Dear MendMeShop,

I have purchased several pieces from your shop (Tortoise Shellz Full Body Therapy Pad along with two Wrist Inferno Wraps) and we are very happy with all of them. In fact, I don't know what we would do without them, as all the injuries are improving gradually. Thank you for these wonderful products, and thank you, too, for the personal attention to your customers. A rarity, in today's world!

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laura anderson


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms include tingling, numbness, and pain

Early detection and treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is important for success in treating this debilitating syndrome. However, some of the early symptoms are subtle and can be easily mistaken for other issues.

Most cases of CTS are unknown in origin though the condition is signalled by gradually increasing symptoms over time. A common cause is increased hand use or repetitive activity. Physiology and family history may be significant factors in a persons susceptibility to the condition.

CTS is similar to Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS), though TTS occurs in your ankle, not your wrist.

Numbness and Tingling During Sleep / Sleep Interruption

This is the most common initial symptom of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. When sleeping, you experience numbness and tingling in the hand and fingers that will cause you to wake up frequently during the night. Often, this symptom of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is mistakenly passed off as an effect caused by sleeping on your hands in an awkward position and thereby cutting off circulation. However, routine sleep interruption from any cause could be attributed to a serious health implication and you should definitely be seeking the advice of a physician. Without treatment, mild CTS symptoms will progress to chronic sleep loss.

Carpal Tunnal Syndrome can affect your sleep.

Routine sleep interruption can have health implications and should be managed with a strong sense of urgency. For drivers and heavy equipment operators, the safety implications of routine sleep interruption and day time sleepiness requires immediate proactive therapy. Chronic sleep disorders have been linked directly to cardiopulmonary disease, high blood pressure, dyslipidemia, heart arrhythmia, insulin resistance, vascular inflammation, migraines, psychological disorders, day time sleepiness, etc.

Pain/Numbness in Hand, Wrist, and Forearm

CTS pain pattern

Often compression of the median nerve can show itself as pain in the hand and wrist, loss of feeling in the fingers or thumb or as burning pain that radiates from the wrist up the center of the forearm - as far as the shoulder and neck.

The pinky finger is not affected or controlled by the median nerve nor is it generally associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Constant aching of the upper shoulder and neck is common in advanced cases as the pain follows the nerve path up to the nerve center in the brain.

Poor Circulation / Clumsiness of the Hand

These symptoms can also be indicative of pressure on the median nerve or lack of blood flow in the hand due to soft tissue swelling in the wrist. Cold hands with warm forearms is also a symptom of poor blood circulation in or near the carpal tunnel area in the wrist. This poor blood circulation is a contributing factor to chronic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Some of these symptoms are also common from factors outside of CTS such as a broken or dislocated bone in the hand or wrist. Nearly half of CTS sufferers will have symptoms in both hands.

Low activity can lead to atrophy.

Loss of Grip Strength / Atrophy

Eventualy, atrophy (the shortening of muscles / tendons due to low activity level or lack of use) will set in on the hand. This will result in problems such as difficulty gripping the steering wheel and overall decreasing grip strength. High levels of pain prevent you from fully utilizing and exercising your hand muscles; this will result in atrophy.


Early treatment can prvent chronic CTS.

Depression is quite common among CTS sufferers, as hand dysfunction (due to CTS) can lead to lost earnings, time away from work and loss of self esteem as a contributor at work and at home. Once CTS has advanced into a chronic stage it can become nearly impossible to continue with daily activities that once seemed effortless.

If you are experiencing a combination of any of these symptoms, there is a high likelihood that you are in the early stages of Carpal Tunnel Strain or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Early diagnosis and treatment can prevent progression into chronic CTS and reverse the symptoms of CTS.

Diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can be confirmed by a physician who will administer certain tests to detect impairment of the median nerve. Some of the tests are subjective - requiring feedback from the patient; others are purely scientific in nature, but more invasive and time consuming.

Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

In order to relieve these symptoms of CTS, the goal is to stop the swelling or compression of the median nerve to relieve pain and reduce inflammation. In order to accomplish this, rest and immobilization is a must. To treat the swelling, pain, inflammation and compression quickly, you can effectively use ColdCure Technology® and Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy conveniently in your own home.

Learn more about how these incredible therapies can treat the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrom at Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Dear MendMeShop,

Thank you for spending time answering my questions and concerns on the Knee Inferno Wrap and wrist products and how to use them. I appreciate that, and I am impressed with your company's personal availability to personally talk with customers. In a fast pace, seemingly no care, 'all out for my benefit' mentality in our society it is refreshing to know I can go on-line and there are people doing business who do care for their product and the people buying them.
I went on-line to find help in treating my very painful meniscus and other issues Arthroscopic surgery on my right knee, that were more severe that my left knee issues had been, so I could find help in speeding up my recovery and get back on my feet again. Having had the same surgery on my left knee only 6 months prior, I was not able to recover as fast as my left knee had not yet fully recovered enough to take the full load of both knees. The Dr. said nothing about recovery only that I could not even put toe weight on my right knee for 4 weeks. So, with my left knee still in recovery this made life extremely difficult. So much so, I had to go to a wheel chair so I would not ruin either of my knees or my back which is suffering from degenerative discs. My knee issues stem from aging and over-use over the years. They are just wearing out.
I am an active person and was not going to consign myself to a wheel chair for the rest of my life. I had no access to physical therapy treatments in my personal situation. So, I took the bull by the horns and got busy finding out what I could do to help myself recover faster and get back in action physically. And I found your company.
I started my personal quest on Internet, which is all I was able to do physically at the time, and found your company, I read all your info and was impressed with what I read and felt comfortable that you were genuine and were out to help me fully recover. The fully guaranteed refund was a plus to me so that I would not spend a lot lf money for something that I would be stuck with and as well did me no good.
You also had a personal way to contact your company to discuss any concerns I might have in using it. You also had expedited mailing so that I could have your product in a few days so I could get started in my recovery. I was willing to pay the extra mailing cost to get the product faster. You really came through on your end and I had my Inferno Knee Wrap in just a few days. That really firmed up to me that you back up your claims about your product and that you truly cared about me and so I could get onto faster recovery sooner.
After receiving the Inferno Knee Wrap, I was having personal issues in how often to use the Knee Wrap and so I called you to help me with this. I felt that the knee wrap was helping me, but I was finding that I could not use it to the fullest degree the instructions mentioned. You helped me and told me to call you back. From your recommendations, I started experimenting on my own to see what would work for me and I found a workable solution for me personally. Each person is unique and what works for one person may not work for another. So, I recommend not giving up and returning this product until you find what works for you.
Because my knee issues are so severe, it will take longer than I want it to, but I am plugging away and using the Inferno Knee Wrap along with stationery bike exercise and I am seeing progress each day.
Thank you for being there when I needed help in recovery of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery. I appreciate you and your company.

Rating: Five Star Rating

Betsy Fritcha


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