Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Conditions Minnesota

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. The Carpal Tunnel – a narrow, rigid passageway of ligament and bones at the base of the hand houses the median nerve and tendons. Sometimes, thickening from irritated tendons or other swelling narrows the tunnel and causes the median nerve to be compressed. The result may be pain, weakness, or numbness in the hand and wrist, radiating up the arm. Although painful sensations may indicate other conditions, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the most common and widely known of the entrapment neuropathies in which the body’s peripheral nerves are compressed or traumatized.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms usually start gradually, with frequent burning, tingling, or itching numbness in the palm of the hand and the fingers, especially the thumb and the index and middle fingers. Some Carpal Tunnel sufferers say their fingers feel useless and swollen, even though little or no swelling is apparent. The Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms often first appear in one or both hands during the night, since many people sleep with flexed wrists. A person with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome may wake up feeling the need to “shake out” the hand or wrist. As Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms worsen, people might feel tingling during the day.

Decreased grip strength may make it difficult to form a fist, grasp small objects, or perform other manual tasks. In chronic and/or untreated cases, the muscles at the base of the thumb may waste away. Some people are unable to tell between hot and cold by touch.

Carpal Tunnel Treatments St. Paul MN

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatments should be as conservative and as noninvasive as possible. For many people suffering from carpal tunnel, pain relief has been achieved without the use of drugs or surgery. Surgery has mixed outcomes and should be viewed only as a last resort after all conservative methods have failed.

Chiropractors treat many patients suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome with great success. If you suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or a similar condition, we can help with our Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatments. Please contact our office to schedule an appointment.

Clinic Closed Due To COVID-19

To all our valued patients:

Caron Chiropractic Clinic has always tried to stay ahead of the curve with our care delivery by giving our patients the best and the latest information available. Although we feel like we play a pivotal role in your wellness and care of your body, we also realize the current COVID-19 pandemic is currently a bigger issue at hand.

After following the data and considering how best to serve our community we have decided to temporarily close our clinic for the first time in our 28 year history. Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures by all of us to do our part for the greater good of our community.

As of the end of the day Thursday March 19, 2020 we will be pausing operation of our clinic until April 6, 2020 unless otherwise stated. We will be keeping you posted of any changes to these plans as updates with COVID-19 are ever changing. Thank you for your understanding and we charge you to do what you can to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and support those who may need it during these challenging times.

We will continue to stay engaged in keeping you healthy through the next few days.

Stay healthy!

The entire Caron Chiropractic Team

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