There are a number of different ways to treat carpal tunnel. In most cases, a chiropractic adjustment to the affected area is extremely effective.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) has become one of the most widespread occupational health problems we face today. It affects millions of people a year, and with our growing reliance on computers there seems to be no end in sight.
The syndrome is caused many times by a misaligned carpal bones in the wrist or fluid pressing on the median nerve just above these bones of the wrist. Misaligned bones in the wrist causing pressure on this nerve can be caused by an injury or sustained use from common activities like typing, chopping, hammering, or pushing.
Symptoms of CTS range from wrist pain, finger numbness or tingling, burning, weakness or loss of grip strength, and loss of sleep due to discomfort. . In other words, if your wrist is not functioning the way it’s supposed to, over time you are going to have problems.
There are a number of different ways to treat this condition. In most cases, a chiropractic adjustment to the affected area is an extremely effective solution. In some cases, a misalignment in either the back or neck can cause this condition, and chiropractic adjustments of the neck and/or spine can also serve as an effective treatment option.
These treatments, along with cold laser, stretching, and strengthening exercises, can in most cases effectively alleviate and eventually eliminate the symptoms associated with CTS.
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