Natural home remedies to cure capral tunnel syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CST) is a painful and progressive condition that occurs in the wrist. It is caused by the compression of the median nerve in the wrist. The median nerve runs into the hand starting from the forearm.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Natural Home Remedies to Cure Capral TunnelSyndromeWhat is Carpal Tunnel SyndromeCarpal tunnel syndrome is a common nerve entrapment disorder thatcauses significant impairment and disability, affecting millions of Americanseach year.There are a variety of uncomfortable symptoms associated with thedisorder, but the most common clinical features involve pain, numbness,and tingling in the thumbs, first two fingers and sometimes one-half of theringer fingers. In more severe cases, pain travels from the median nerve upthe arm, creating referred pain and dysfunction throughout the forearm,shoulder, upper back and neck.Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the most common nerve entrapment disorder inthe past decade and is generally caused by muscle strength and lengthimbalance that exists between the flexor muscles that close the hand andthe extensor muscles that open the hand, resulting in excessive pressureon the median nerve. Surgery is one option for treating this disablingcondition; however, it remains a controversial choice and it is important tofully understand the risks and benefits involved.Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms
Clumsiness of the hand when gripping objectsNumbness or tingling in the thumb and next two or three fingers of one orboth handsNumbness or tingling of the palm of the handPain extending to the elbowPain in the wrist or hand in one or both handsProblems with fine finger movements (coordination) in one or both handsWasting away of the muscle under the thumb (in advanced or long-termcases)Weak grip or difficulty carrying bags (a common complaint)Weakness in one or both handsIf you have either of these symptoms you may be suffering from carpaltunnel syndrome. This common injury is usually caused when pressure isput on the median nerve in your wrist.Causes of Carpal Tunnel SyndromeMany people believe that carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by making thesame hand and wrist motion over and over. In fact, using hand tools thatvibrate may lead to carpal tunnel.
Yet, there are no good studies that prove carpal tunnel is caused by typingon a computer, using a mouse, or repeating movements while working,playing an instrument, or playing sports.Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs most often in people 30 to 60 years old,and is more common in women than men.Other factors that may lead to carpal tunnel syndrome include:- Alcohol abuse- Bone fractures and arthritis of the wrist- Cyst or tumor that grows in the wrist- Infections- Obesity- If your body keeps extra fluids during pregnancy or menopause- Rheumatoid arthritisCarpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment and PrecautionsIf you are suffering from any of the above Carpal Tunnel Syndromesymptoms, some of the following carpal tunnel syndrome treatment mayhelp you to alleviate the pain.
Some common forms of carpal tunnel syndrome treatment includeusing wrist friendly office equipment, such as a specialized keyboardswith wrist rests or you could try pads for your wrists. You should also ensure that you take regular breaks to rest yourhands. Doing gentle exercises to flex your wrist can also do wondersto keep your hands and wrists healthy. If the above carpal tunnel syndrome treatment is not effective, youmay need to resort to wearing wrist braces. These come in a varietyof different sizes, shapes, and designs depending on your individualneeds. If you have a severe case of carpal tunnel syndrome, you may needto consider surgery. However, this needs to be carefully consideredbecause there are a variety of risks involved.Natural Treatment and Remedies to Cure Carpal TunnelSyndromeFollowing is a list of some very effective and natural Carpal TunnelSyndrome treatments and remedies that can help relieve the pain:1. Acupuncture
Thin needles are inserted into particular points on the body byacupuncturists. According to traditional theory, pain occurs because ofblockages along with bodys energy pathways, known as meridians. Theseblockages are released by acupuncture and the flow of energy alongmeridians is improved. According to science, natural pain-relievingchemicals are released by acupuncture into the body, as a result of whichcirculation in the body is promoted, and the nervous system is balanced.2. AcupressureLike acupuncture, the same principles are followed in acupressure too, butrather an acupressurist applies pressure to the acupuncture points insteadof needles. It is believed that blood flow to the hands and wrists isstimulated, and the swelling and numbness in the area are eased by this.Typically, the acupressure points are on the forearms, hands and wrists.3. Vitamin B6According to research studies, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is associated witha deficiency of vitamin B6. It has also been discovered by researchers thatthe frequency and prevalence of it also increased because of lower levelsof vitamin B6. Avocados, bananas, barley, bok choy, brown rice, chicken,chick peas, mangoes, pork, potatoes, salmon, sunflower seeds, sweetpotatoes, and turkey are among the food sources containing vitamin B6.
4. Yoga and Carpal Tunnel SyndromeCarpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms can be reduced with the help of yoga.Patients with it can benefit from yoga to quite an extent, including reductionin pain and improvement in grip strength. Yoga postures are meant tobalance, strengthen and stretch the upper-body joints, including those inthe hands and wrists.5. Chiropractic and Carpal Tunnel SyndromeCarpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms can also be reduced with the help ofchiropractic care, and function can be improved too. In chiropractic care,the body joints and the soft tissues of the arms and spine are manipulated.It has been concluded by researchers that chiropractic care is as effectiveas traditional care.6. BreaksSome people suffering from mild Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms cantake breaks more frequently to rest their hands and apply cold packs toease their discomfort and reduce swelling. If this does offer relief within acouple of weeks, then they can try one or all the mentioned natural andeffective treatments for pain relief.What Is The Best Over The Counter Treatment for CapralTunnel Syndrome
There are some over the counter carpal tunnel treatments available and thebest among these is the following:The Carpal Tunnel Master video program was developed by HilmaVolk, (Licensed Massage Therapist since 1991) who was frustrated by thelack of good information and all the misinformation that is not only all overthe internet, but from doctors themselves.Shots, pills, and surgery are not only risky and invasive, they do not get atthe real problem.She originally developed techniques to work on herself using modified self-massage techniques that do not require the use of overworked fingers.Most programs and gizmos only look at the wrist. But numbness in thefingers can be caused by pinching of the nerves anywhere from the base ofthe neck on down. Hilma shows how to tell where your problem is comingfrom and how to fix it.The techniques are safe, easy, effective, take only a few minutes at a time,and can be done almost anywhere.
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