Carpal Tunnel Syndrome = Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common result of Repetitive Stress Injuries and is a direct result of today’s work habits and stressful lifestyle. It is a painful condition of the hand and fingers caused by compression of a major nerve where it passes over the carpal bones through a passage or tunnel at the front of the wrist, alongside the flexor tendons of the hand. It may be caused by repetitive movements over a long period and/or by fluid retention from inflammation, and is characterized by sensations of tingling, numbness, burning and/or pain.
How can Chiropractic Help with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Chiropractic provides, in many cases a non-invasive relief to many patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and can sometimes resolve the issue. Over the past ten years, research studies have shown that patients with Carpal Tunnel can, and do, benefit from chiropractic adjustments to key areas of the spine and extremities, which reduces pain and finger numbness and improves the nerve function. If you suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms, it’s important to know that chiropractic care offers a safe, non-invasive and drug-free alternative to approach your symptoms. If you are at the point where your doctor is recommending surgery, be sure to consult a Doctor of Chiropractic first. Surgery is irreversible, many times should be a last resort, and in some cases does not successfully resolve the patients symptoms. Chiropractic care could eliminate the need for surgery in some cases. Keep in mind too that the earlier Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms are discovered and cared for, the better the results will be. Consider consulting a chiropractor as soon as you experience any Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms (pain, numbness, tingling or weakened grip).
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