Carpal tunnel is a common condition affecting the fingers and hands, sending many people in search of immediate pain treatment. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when pressure is placed on the median nerve, which the nerve that runs from the forearm to the palm.
Most patients find they need carpal tunnel pain treatment when the tendons of the hands or wrist become inflamed. The carpal tunnel is quite small, which means it does not take much inflammation to put pressure on the median nerve. Several things can cause this, including:
- Trauma or injury to the wrist
- Work stress
- Fluid retention
- Cysts or tumors in the canal
- Overactive pituitary gland
Many believe that repetitive movements of the hand and wrist cause carpal tunnel, but no clinical data has shown this to be true. Repetitive movements can irritate the condition once it develops, creating a greater need for pain treatment, and the condition can cause the repetitive movements to be difficult, but they are not necessarily directly connected.
Comprehensive, Non-Invasive Carpal Tunnel Pain Treatment
If you are struggling with carpal tunnel pain, but wish to avoid the risks of surgery, Backsmart Wellness Center can help. We offer a variety of carpal tunnel pain treatment options that can support healing from this common condition without the need for surgery. Carpal tunnel pain treatment with the Backsmart Wellness Center begins with resting the affected hand and wrist to allow the inflammation to subside. Ice can also help reduce inflammation and swelling. Activities that make the symptoms worse should be avoided for a period of time.
Because carpal tunnel syndrome is affected by the joints in the hand and wrist, chiropractic manipulation of the joint is often included in a comprehensive pain treatment plan. After the joint has been properly positioned and the hand and wrist have been given the chance to rest, physical therapy can assist in strengthening the joints to avoid future inflammation and injuries. Massage therapy can also assist with this pain by helping to impose circulation so the body can heal from the inside out. Acupuncture has also proven to be quite effective at lessening the symptoms of carpal tunnel.
If you are suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome, Backsmart Wellness Center offers patients several natural solutions for your paion. We will assess your symptoms using a variety of diagnostic techniques to determine the extent and potential cause of your condition. Then we will create a personalized pain treatment plan tailored to the level of the patient’s condition. With our help, you can get relief from the burning, tingling, numbness and pain.