Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which is the nerve that runs from our forearm down into the hand, becomes constricted at the wrist. The Carpal Tunnel is an area that is narrow and rigid passageway of ligament and bones at the base of the hand houses the median nerve and tendons. As symptoms worsen, there may be tingling and loss of grip in the hand, making daily tasks hard to perform. 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 Syndrome is the most common and widely known of the entrapment neuropathies in which the body’s peripheral nerves are compressed or traumatized. As Carpal Tunnel can be debilitating, it is important to receive help and at Caron Chiropractic we offer non surgical Carpal Tunnel Relief for St.Paul, MN.
According to the American Chiropractic Association, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) shows up in adults, and is three times more common for women than men. The dominant hand is affected first and pain is usually severe. Assembly line workers, sewers, cleaners, meat packers, and data entry keyboard jobs are the people who are most at risk, but also appears in other people as well.
Chiropractor Care for Carpal Tunnel, St. Paul
CTS should be diagnosed and treated early. A standard examination of hands, arms, shoulders, and neck determines if the symptoms are connected to daily activities or an underlying disorder. At Caron Chiropractic Clinic our goal will be to relieve pain without medication or surgery. Initial therapy might include resting the affected hand and wrist, immobilizing the wrist to avoid further injury, and applying cold packs to reduce swelling.
Carpal Tunnel Treatments St. Paul MN
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatments should be as conservative and as noninvasive as possible. Surgery oftentimes has second hand consequences that can be avoided by using a natural approach. Many people suffering from carpal tunnel turn to painkillers to reduce pain, although this can give you a sense of relief, it does not cure the underlying issues and can result in dependency on pain relievers. 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 at 651-255-9999