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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and its effective treatments

Are you having wrist or hand pain and unable to understand the reason? The chances that you have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome are higher so rather than panic, you need to take the most immediate step which is to contact a consultant. The Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs when the median nerve gets squeezed from the point where it is passing from the wrist. The squeeze to the tunnel occurs with the swell of the wrists which presses the nerve and cause pain or tingle in the hand and wrist. The intensity of the pain increases in the night even more and also cause numbness.

Below are some symptoms which will help you in evaluating whether the pain you are having in your hand is the result of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or not or whether you need to go through Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatment.

Common symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Constant pain in the thumb is the main symptom of the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
  • You would continuously feel tingling in hands
  • Increased pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome turns into burning sensations in hands.
  • As the problem gets severe, it gets hard for people to use their hand properly especially for the tasks for which they need to use extra pressure of hands.
  • Hands become weaker and start swelling.

Women are more prone to have this syndrome than men and it mostly happens in the age of 30 to 60. There are some activities which lead to this issue including smoking, obesity or overweight, and specific hand movements which are common in manufacturing and such other jobs. If you are in manufacturing department where you are required to put pressure on your hands, it is important for you to use self-care as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatment, however, self-care is also important for hands in case you have diabetes which also causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Taking Carpal Tunnel Syndrome measures

Prevention methods are better than Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatments so you need to implement effective changes in your lifestyle if you want to present its occurrence. There are diseases which leads to the occurrence of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and arthritis. If you have any such conditions, you need to get the proper medication to prevent further injuries.

You also need to improve your lifestyle and add healthy food items in your diet plans. Giving attention to the hand movements and postures is also important. Physical exercises are very useful to prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Effective clinical treatments for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Before starting Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatment, the doctor needs to conduct a physical exam of the patient in which he judges the sensations in the fingers and strength of the hand. He also bands the wrist of the patient to understand whether there are symptoms for the syndrome or not. X-rays reports evaluate whether there are any internal causes which can lead to this Syndrome or if the patient has arthritis or not. There are anti-inflammatory drugs which are being used as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatments. These drugs relieve the pressure from the nerve and reduce the welling. Some doctors also treat it with open surgery and Endoscopic depends on the requirement of the syndrome.