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PRP: An improved cure for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Introduction

Carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS is a nerve disorder indicated by severe pain and feebleness in the arm or wrist. It begins from the complication in the nerve of the wrist, though the actual cause is not yet determined

Platelet rich plasma treatment is a gifted modern therapy for CTS and several other causes of joint disorders including osteoarthritis and tennis elbow

What is carpal tunnel syndrome?

Our wrist is complicated yet bendable joints that facilitate us to do everything, when the nerve is damaged, our actions are restricted  even if it is a slightest move

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a wrist pain originator, and is caused by stress on the median nerve in your wrist, the nerve is responsible to control the sensation and feeling in the first three fingers and thumbs however the little pinky is not linked with the median nerve

The Carpal tunnel is a cavity in your lower arm under the tendons that connects the bones of the wrist to palm

Soreness in the tendon may cause inflammation and swelling and which in turn pushes down the carpal tunnel, when the tissues around the nerve swells, it puts pressure on the median nerve thus resulting in restricted movement in the hand

Earlier nerve damage can be treated and overcome, however with time goes on nerve damage can become permanent

Recent research prose that Carpel Tunnel Syndrome are mostly caused by poor working conditions or other causes may include

  • Diabetes
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rhuematoid arthritis

PRP as a Carpal Tunnel Treatment

Platelet-rich plasma therapy, is an approved medication technique that uses one’s own blood to treat any injury or disorder

The therapy includes taking up a small amount of blood and depositing it immediately into a rotating centrifuge. The centrifuge separates the plasma from the blood and produces it platelet rich plasma. The produced element is then injected into the place of injury, as the platelet rich plasma is full of growth factors it facilitates healing process rapidly

PRP shows guarantee in treating carpal tunnel syndrome. Recent findings have shown that it is efficient in regulating median nerve injury within 12 weeks after nerve injury

As in as platelet rich plasma comes from your own blood there are the least chances of rejection or allergic reactions of the body. The PRP brings quick recovery, least risk factors and promising results

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