Answer by Doctors:
There are many professions, like Pharmacists, that have a high incidence of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. You can see a full listing Professions With Carpal Tunnel
So, what can be done to prevent Carpal Tunnel if you have invested your time and energy into a profession that you enjoy, pays well, but has a high likelihood of being limited in your professional work by CTS?
This is a great question. Thanks for asking it. The simple answer is yes, but let’s get into this subject with a little more detail on causes and the preventative cure.
Pharmacists, spend a lot of time opening and closing bottles with twist tops, entering information on a computer, printing and peeling labels, attaching them to bottles with prescription medication. Fine motor skills in the hands are an essential element for performing in this job. The work has a high level of stress because pharmacists are often dealing with people that are desperate and need medication urgently.
There is also a high requirement for accuracy. Mistakes can be life threatening.