Pins and Needles sensation and weakness in your hand? Ask us to check you for carpal tunnel syndrome. So, if you’re experiencing difficulty in moving your fingers and funny sensation around your thumb, it might due to carpal tunnel syndrome. The carpal tunnel is narrowed as a result, usually from swelling. The most common cause of carpal tunnel syndrome is due to repetitive motion in work. The pain is aggravated further by forceful and repetitive use of the hand and wrists in industrial occupations. Other causes include pregnancy, rheumatoid arthritis, obesity and hypothyroidism.
A condition in which the nerve running along your arm going through a passage in the wrist called carpal tunnel and ends in the hand is compressed. The nerve is known as “Median Nerve”. The median nerve controls the movement and feeling of your thumb, and also the movement of all your fingers except your little fingers.
Carpal tunnel syndrome has been associated with certain tasks including repetitive hand motion, awkward hand positions, strong gripping, mechanical stress on the palm and vibration. People who are at risk including typewriter, cashiers, hairdressers, sewers and etc.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome should be diagnosed and treated early. We will perform examination and tests to confirm your issue. Our chiropractor will also do spinal manipulation and joint mobilization to ease the pain. We will also do ice therapy to reduce the swelling and together with aid of our physiotherapist, hand and wrist stretching and strengthening exercises will be taught to avoid reoccurrence in the future.
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