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What are the treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Todd Siff
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Brace

This depends on the EMG-NCV findings.
Mild carpal tunnel syndrome can be treated with a brace and an injection. If this is not successful and in more advanced cases, surgery is an option.

In brief: Brace

This depends on the EMG-NCV findings.
Mild carpal tunnel syndrome can be treated with a brace and an injection. If this is not successful and in more advanced cases, surgery is an option.
Dr. Todd Siff
Dr. Todd Siff
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Treatment carpal

Treatment for carpal tunnel can range from conservative to surgical.
Antiinflammatory medication, splints to start. Injections in the wrist. Nerve studies and posbily surgery. Carpal tunnel release can be done open or endoscopic. A hand surgeon can help. http://www.handctr.com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome-q-a.html.

In brief: Treatment carpal

Treatment for carpal tunnel can range from conservative to surgical.
Antiinflammatory medication, splints to start. Injections in the wrist. Nerve studies and posbily surgery. Carpal tunnel release can be done open or endoscopic. A hand surgeon can help. http://www.handctr.com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome-q-a.html.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Dr. Randy Hauck
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: 3 that are effective

Splints to hold the wrist straight at night usually help early on.
Corticosteroids are a good measure to help with symptoms if surgery cannot be done soon. Surgery is the most effecitve.

In brief: 3 that are effective

Splints to hold the wrist straight at night usually help early on.
Corticosteroids are a good measure to help with symptoms if surgery cannot be done soon. Surgery is the most effecitve.
Dr. Randy Hauck
Dr. Randy Hauck
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