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PRP: A New Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a nerve ailment indicated by pain and weakness in the hand and weakness. It expands from problems in a nerve and in the wrist, though the exact cause is still not discovered
Platelet rich Plasma therapy is a gifted modern treatment for Carpal tunnel syndrome and other ailments such as arthritis and tennis elbow

Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

As our wrists are complicated yet flexible joints that allow us to do everything, when these joints become painful our movements become restricted in a way that we cannot accept, even the smallest task as for typing or even holding a steering wheel can be extremely painful

The median nerve controls sensation and mobilization in your thumb and the first three fingers exclusive of the little pinky

Anatomy of median nerve

As other tendons and muscles the median nerve passes from your lower arm into your wrist through the cavity called the carpal tunnel, the carpal tunnels are the space underneath the muscles that links the bones where the palm and wrist meets

A disorder of the ligament can cause swelling, irritation and pushed carpal tunnel. The tissues around the median nerve to get inflamed and causes pain, pinching and increase immobility of the wrist and hand. Early symptoms can be reversible as with time the carpal tunnel syndrome becomes more rigid and causes permanent nerve damage

Carpal tunnel syndrome is more often associated with poor workplace conditions, however, other underlying causes may be associated with medical conditions such as

  • Diabetes
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

PRP as a Carpal Tunnel Treatment

 Platelet plasma therapy is a proven regenerative medicine that uses your own blood to heal the injuries and degenerated tissues

The procedure is carried by taking a small amount of blood from the patient’s body and processing I into a high speed centrifuge in order to multiply the growth factors and make it plasma rich. The process only takes 15 minutes to separate the growth factors from the blood and platelet rich plasma is formed

The PRP is then injected into the affected area that not only heals, but also regenerates the damaged tissues

PRP guarantees the treatment of nerve disorder or pinched nerves specifically in the case of carpal tunnel syndrome. The PRP therapy is efficient in addressing carpal tunnel syndrome even if it is 12 weeks older

Since the PRP is obtained from your own body there are the least chances of allergic reactions and non acceptance of the body. Moreover the patients are exposed to less risks, less recovery time and guaranteed result

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