17 Jul Beyond Medications and Surgery: Chiropractic Care for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a debilitating condition affecting millions worldwide, typically causing pain, numbness, and weakness in the hand and wrist. While various treatments exist, chiropractic care has emerged as a promising approach to managing this issue. Chiropractic interventions utilize manipulations and hands-on techniques and can alleviate symptoms and improve overall hand function.
How Chiropractic Care Helps
Addressing Misalignments: One of the primary ways chiropractic care can benefit those with CTS is by correcting spinal and wrist misalignments. These misalignments can increase pressure on the median nerve – the nerve responsible for CTS. By adjusting these areas, chiropractors can reduce nerve stress, leading to symptom relief.
Improving Nerve Functionality: Chiropractic care has been known to improve nerve functionality by reducing inflammation and increasing blood flow to the affected area. This may help the median nerve to function more efficiently, subsequently reducing the symptoms of CTS.
Promoting Overall Health: Chiropractors often promote overall health by advising on lifestyle changes and exercises that can help reduce strain on the wrist and hand. These include ergonomics in the workplace, wrist-strengthening exercises, and general posture improvements.
Chiropractic care is not just effective for treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, but it can also help in managing a multitude of other common conditions such as:
- Sports injuries
- Persistent shoulder pain
- Sciatica discomfort
- Chronic neck pain
- Tennis elbow
- Neuropathy symptoms
- Back pain
- Plantar fasciitis or foot pain
- Various sprains and strains
Chiropractic care is a great option for those looking for a non-invasive and effective solution to alleviate nerve tension, strain, and compression.
By using hands-on techniques and precise manual manipulations, chiropractic treatments can help realign your body and target the source of your pain for relief and healing.
Don’t suffer through your pain any longer. Schedule a free consultation at our Broken Arrow office by calling Eastern Oklahoma Chiropractic at 918-940-4630 today and take the first step towards a pain-free life.