Carpel Tunnel Syndrome Treatment

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About Carpel Tunnel Syndrome:

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a natural injury caused by a sudden pinched nerve in the wrist. This often results into growing pain and numbness in the index fingers, middle fingers and weakness of the thumb. The very disease "carpal tunnel syndrome" derives its name from organs called "carpals" in the hand that forms a tunnel in the body through which the nerve leads on to the extended hands. Carpal tunnel syndrome explanations suggest that numbness in the thumbs and the first two fingers results from a disorder caused in the median nerve. Sometimes due to some natural obstacles, the median nerve gets acutely trapped in a channel near the wrist called "carpal tunnel". The disease is also characterized by pain extending up to the forearm, coldness in the fingers and a paralyzing sensation in the hands and arms. This syndrome is more common amongst physicians as "pins and needles paresthesias" also sometimes called as "dysesthesia" which means an unpleasant sensation.

Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:

Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms include frequent irritation in the hands. However, following are the other symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms:

  • Nighttime painful tingling in one or both hands, frequently causing sleep disturbance
  • Feeling of uselessness in the fingers
  • A sense that fingers are swollen even though little or no swelling is apparent
  • Daytime tingling in the hands, followed by a decreased ability to squeeze things
  • Loss of strength in the muscle at the base of the thumb, near the palm
  • Pain shooting from the hand up the arm as far as the shoulder
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Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Treatment for Carpel Tunnel Syndrome:

Acupuncture is the only treatment that reduces Carpal Tunnel syndrome effectively within minimum time. Acupuncture detox carpal tunnel syndrome so it is very essential for treating CTS. It restores normal nerve functions and provides long-term relief from pain and irritation associated with CTS. The acupuncturist practitioners insert needles on those points along the meridians where "qi" or energy gets blocked. For treating CTS, the insertions are mainly done in the meridians situated along the liver, kidney and gall bladder. These points are stimulated by traditional needle insertions, and heat/pressure applications. Once the stored energy starts getting distributed, CTS gets cured faster. To reduce carpal tunnel syndrome you can also use various medicinal herbs in between the acupuncture sessions.