What is Carpal Tunnel SyndromeCarpal Tunnel Syndrome is a painful condition, most often felt in the hands, caused by compression of the median nerve. The median nerve runs from the forearm into the back of the hand. The carpal tunnel, a rigid pathway that protects the median nerve, can narrow with the onset of inflammation of soft tissue. When the median nerve is under pressure, pain increases. If the pressure, or squeezing, is severe enough, the pain can become excruciating and even debilitating. It is possible for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome to be made worse by your ergonomic conditions. For example, if you place your computer in your lap for long periods of time, and if you type with your arms stretched out and your hands tilted back to tap the keys, you could be creating the condition for greater compression of the median nerve.

We do not know if the frequency of working more from home is permanent, but the recent global health crisis has most certainly created changes in the way we work. Computer work has increased over the past several decades and may have increased in the last two years. In other words, most of us do a lot of computer work, and that can create the perfect conditions for carpal tunnel syndrome to flare up. Chiropractic care is an ideal treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome, and Caron Chiropractic is an ideal provider of treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

When you begin to feel the pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, you likely become more aware of how reliant on your hands you are. This is not uncommon–most people who have good hand health take this for granted. We get used to the great utility and dexterity of our hands. But if you have ever sprained a thumb or struck your index finger with a hammer, you have a sense of how life can be disrupted by a temporary and minor injury. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can be even more debilitating.

Chiropractic Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Chiropractic care can be a very effective treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The most effective long-term treatment should be non-invasive, and chiropractic care fits the bill. Caron Chiropractic provides safe and effective treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, reducing pain in the short run and helping you prevent a recurrence of this painful condition in the long run.

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