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Symptons Of Carpel Tunnel
Entrapment of the median nerve at the wrist is how we describe carpal tunnel. There are 8 carpal bones, but the hamate and pisiform form the ulnar side. The trapezium and scaphoid for the radial side. Flex the 3rd digit and look at the palmar hand side. The long flexor's tendon will be visible, the median n is just to its thumb side. Wrist flexion or extension can irritate ...Read more
Try a brace: The inital treatment for carpal tunnel is a wrist brace that you can by in the pharmacy. Use the brace at night when you sleep. You can also try over the counter anti inflamatory medications like advil or aleve. Try this for 2-4 weeks. If the symptoms do not improve see a hand surgeon for further treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do about carpel tunnel? Its been really hurting me lately. Gotten worse when i started working again. Thanks.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If it is incurable then maybe.Get a more detailed answer ›
Carpal tunnel synd: Carpal tunnel syndrome can be the result of tenosynovitis. Carpal tunnel syndrome is when the median nerve is compressed by pressure builds up in the carpal canal at the wrist. The median nerve is surrounded by nine flexor tendons to the fingers. The flexor tendons and the sheath that surrounds them (tenosynovium) can become inflamed leading to a tenosynovitis. This builds pressure within the carpal canal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
First make sure the : Pain is due to cts. But if it is, nsaids, tylenol and other mediation that relieve inflammation can help someone who has cts pain. A wrist splint not to tight can helo too. Sometimes diuretics, thyroid medication if deficient, proper treatment of diabetes can help. Steroids either oral or injections can help to. Mediations such as Neurontin work differently reducing nerve pain but not the "cause.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Carpal tunnel synd (cts) can get better and worse depending on a number of issues. The initial treatment is easy, get a "cock up" wrist splint and wear it to bed every night. It prevents you from "dropping"your wrists while you sleep which puts pressure on the median nerve as it passes through the canal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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