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Natural remedies for carpal tunnel?

Natural remedies for carpal tunnel?

Several!: Splinting wrist. B6-200mg/day. Avoiding activities that aggravate SX! But these may help. but injection with steroids and/or surgery are better! ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Definition)

A medical condition due to compression of the median nerve as it travels through the wrist at the carpal tunnel. The main symptoms are pain, numbness, and tingling, in the thumb, index finger, middle finger, and the thumb side ...Read more


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Help please! is carpal tunnel permanent?

Help please! is carpal tunnel permanent?

If not treated : Carpal tunnel syndrome is a compressed nerve. If left untreated the nerve can become permanently damaged as a result of prolonged oxygen, blood and nutrient deprivation. This is why treatment of cts is so important. ...Read more

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Help please! is carpal tunnel syndrome permanent?

Help please! is carpal tunnel syndrome permanent?

Usually not: Treatment can include splints, nsaids and steroid injections. Surgical treatment is very effective however carpal tunnel syndrome can lead to permanent nerve damage if it progresses without appropriate treatment. A hand surgeon can evaluate and determine the best treatment options. ...Read more

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How effective is acupressure for carpal tunnel syndrome?

How effective is acupressure for carpal tunnel syndrome?

Unlikely: I know of no true well done controlled studies that prove it works any better than any other conservative rx such as a simple splint. ...Read more

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Help please! is carpal tunnel syndrome temporary?

Help please! is carpal tunnel syndrome temporary?

Not usually: Typically carpal tunnel is progressive if not treated. Conservative treatments include night time splinting and steroid injection. Carpal tunnel release via endoscopic or open means. Is the surgical treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any natural way to treat carpal tunnel syndrome?

Natural carpal tunne: You can naturally wear a splint you can take so called natural anti inflammatory agents you can naturally modify your activity you can naturally treat any other underlying disorders that are occuring eliminate excess sodium, take a natural diurectic, live healthy etc it can help. ...Read more

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What helps carpal tunnel besides surgery?

What helps carpal tunnel besides surgery?

Several treatments: There are several treatment options other than surgery that can help. Only Splinting, steroids (both oral and injected) and anti inflammatories have demonstrated any consistent relief but it is often only temporary and not very effective beyond 2 months. This is usually effective for early and mild carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome?

What are the treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome?

Many treatments: Carpal tunnel syndrome is treated by avoidance of the repetitive motion, improved work station ergonomics, rest, use of a wrist splint, ice, elevation, anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy and surgery. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome?

What are   treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome?

Conservative: Conservatuve treatment includes anti inflammatory medication, wrist splints at night and carpal tunnel steroid injections. If the patient fails conservative treatment the carpal tunnel can be released by open or endoscopic release. ...Read more

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What are some alternate treatments for carpal tunnel?

Few effective: Only reliable options for some improvement are behavioral modification, nighttime splinting, icing and rest. ...Read more

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What's the best instrument for carpel tunnel sufferers?

What's the best instrument for carpel tunnel sufferers?

Wrist Brace: A wrist brace tends to work the best. The nerve has more pressure on it when the wrist is bent down or up. The brace keeps the wrist straight which takes the pressure off the nerve. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies that can help with carpal tunnel syndrome?

Are there any home remedies that can help with carpal tunnel syndrome?

Carpal tunnel: needs to be treated by your doctor. He/she may prescribe splints to be worn on the wrists, especially when sleeping. That can be a home remedy of sorts. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How effective is carpal tunnel release surgery?

How effective is carpal tunnel release surgery?

Very high: The success rate of a carpal tunnel release is very high. Assuming a proper work-up and failed conservative therapy, you should do well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is surgery my only options to treat carpal tunnel syndrome?

Is surgery my only options to treat carpal tunnel syndrome?

Splints, surgery: The most common treatments for cts are wrist splints that typically are worn at night , anti inflammatory medications, some advocate steroid injections, and if the symptoms persist, a carpal tunnel release surgery. Surgery typically has a very good success rate. ...Read more

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How effective is compression therapy for recovering from carpal tunnel release?

How effective is compression therapy for recovering from carpal tunnel release?

Somewhat: Compression therapy can help to control swelling, improve pain, and combat hyper-sensativity in the post carpal tunnel surgery patient. That being said, carpal tunnel surgery is such a small and successful surgery, most patients do well regardless. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What are good exercises to prevent carpal tunnel surgery?

What are good exercises to prevent carpal tunnel surgery?

None: There are tendon and nerve gliding exercises that have been described. I have not found these very effective in treating carpal tunnel syndrome. You can try doing exercises for a period of one month to 6 weeks. If you're carpal tunnel symptoms are not resolved i would consider surgery. ...Read more

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Surgery for carpal tunnel - what's the success rate?

Depends on technique: It depends on technique, recovery, therapy and return to work conditions. If you resume the same work without modification recurrence will be high. ...Read more

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Can you cure carpal tunnel syndrome with splint?

Can you cure carpal tunnel syndrome with splint?

It helps: A carpal tunnel splint is a conservative treatment for carpal tunnel aimed at decreasing the pressure and constriction on the median nerve by keeping your wrist in a neutral position while you sleep. It typically won't cure the problem but will alleviate the symptoms. ...Read more

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