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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is an injury to the wrist and hand caused by pressure on the median nerve, which causes pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in the thumb, index, and middle fingers and the thumb side of the ring finger. It can be aggravated by repetitive wrist motions and increased by genetics, medical conditions, pregnancy, and certain activities. Wrist splinting, medication, physical therapy, and surgery are all treatment options. Chiropractic doctors can treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome using a variety of procedures but before considering surgery, in most cases, Chiropractic or physical therapy should be utilized first.

Chiropractic care can provide not only symptomatic relief but also address the underlying causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, developing long-term benefits. Joint manipulation, mobilization, and soft tissue therapy are all common treatments. Chiropractic care, as opposed to typical medical treatments, focuses on restoring nerve function and circulation in the affected area, which can help reduce nerve stress, strain, and compression using non-invasive and effective manual manipulations and hands-in procedures. For patients suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, chiropractic care can be an effective and far less invasive alternative to surgery.

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and What Causes it ?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) affects the hands and wrists due to confining of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel, which can cause symptoms essentially pain, numbness, and weakness. Chiropractic care can help by addressing the underlying causes and improving nerve function and circulation. Poor posture, repetitive motion, and wrist injuries can all raise the chances of developing the condition. 

How Can Chiropractic Care Help Manage Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Chiropractic Care can help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome be treated through increasing nerve function and circulation. Joint manipulation, mobilization, and soft tissue treatment can all assist in reducing tension and promoting range of motion. Targeted therapeutic exercises are given to reverse the muscle imbalances that lead to this condition. Chiropractic care is a non-invasive holistic option that can also guide ergonomic modifications and lifestyle changes to prevent future recurrence by addressing underlying causes. 

Experiencing finger numbness or hand weakness? You might have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Chiropractic care can help. Schedule a consultation for a personalized treatment plan to improve your health and well-being.

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