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what medicine should i take for the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Nsaids wrist splint oral or injectable steroids.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
37 years experience Family Medicine
Janet G. Travell, MD who was/is the matriarch of pain therapy noted in the 1950-90's something interesting about joint pain. She stated that any joint area stiffness, aching and tension was due to muscles NOT the joint proper. So her myofascial therapy protocols are designed to treat all types of "joint pain." Begin a self-care Wellness Program of Vits, Magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, self/pro Massage, chiropractor, heat, Epsom soaking, stretching. I use acupuncture! To many steroid injections especially med to high doses will deteriorate the tissues and stale the healing. Nsaids will burn up the gut. Once I found Travell all my old ideas of medicine do not make any sense.
Nov 3, 2012

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