Did you know?
Where is the carpal tunnel located?
The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway located on the palm side of your wrist. It is made up of bones and ligaments.
What causes carpal tunnel syndrome?
There is a median nerve that controls sensation and movement in the thumb and first three fingers. It runs through this passageway along with tendons to the fingers and thumb. When this nerve becomes compressed or pinched, the result is tingling, numbness, weakness or pain in the hand, fingers and wrist. The pain can be so intense that it wakes you up at night. You can also develop similar symptoms in the upper arm, elbow, shoulder, or neck.
How do you treat carpal tunnel?
We first recommend you see a chiropractor, however, you can treat carpal tunnel if it is in a mild form with at home care.
Start treatment soon to help prevent long-term nerve damage.
How do you keep carpal tunnel syndrome from coming back?
It is important to make sure that you are staying at a healthy weight and are exercising. Your overall health and wellness should be the top priority.
Here are some tips to take care of your wrists and hands:
Where can I go for help?
It is best to see a chiropractor who will ensure that the spinal column is free from nerve pressure between the arms and wrists and the nerves in the neck. To see if chiropractor may be able to help you call (402) 375-3450 today for a complimentary consultation. We will offer you our honest and sincere assistance.