Did you remember to take yourpruners and loppers to be sharpened? Do you need a mini-scythe to cut down the grasses or a hori to dig the weeds or a wrist brace to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome Both tools are available immediately. The brace has to be specially ordered? When you are working in the garden, vary your tasks so that you are not doing any one for more than thirty minutes at a time. Repetitive motion is the main cause of carpal tunnel syndrome. Try to keep changing position – standing, kneeling, bending – to make it easier on your back.and knees.