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What are the treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrone? I have tried anti-inflammatories, bengay, tiger balm, physical therapy.

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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: None of those would

...Help. Splinting, avoidance of aggravating activities, corticosteroid injection & surgery = only treatments.

In brief: None of those would

...Help. Splinting, avoidance of aggravating activities, corticosteroid injection & surgery = only treatments.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Surgery x CTS

The longer pts wait to have surgery for the cts the worst damage it is for the nerve that has been trapped under pressure .
Surgery is simple.

In brief: Surgery x CTS

The longer pts wait to have surgery for the cts the worst damage it is for the nerve that has been trapped under pressure .
Surgery is simple.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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David Miller
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Several

Depending on the severity of your symptoms, a splint if often helpful.
Modifying your behavior to eliminate the repetitive movements causing it is also helpful but not always practical. Surgical correction is often done in severe cases. There is also some good osteopathic manipulation treatments that can even reduce the need for surgical correction.

In brief: Several

Depending on the severity of your symptoms, a splint if often helpful.
Modifying your behavior to eliminate the repetitive movements causing it is also helpful but not always practical. Surgical correction is often done in severe cases. There is also some good osteopathic manipulation treatments that can even reduce the need for surgical correction.
David Miller
David Miller
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