Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Corrective Chiropractic and Dr. Mark Jensen, Raleigh chiropractor, are pleased to announce that there are alternative solutions to surgical intervention for patients who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome. The benefits of chiropractic care for this condition include pain reduction and improved mobility.

The first activity on the road to recovery is a physical examination of the victim, CTS symptoms are a common ailment among adults in the United States. Numbness, tingling, weakness, and pain are all indications that there may be the carpal tunnel pressure, swelling, and inflammation. The chiropractor also may utilize medical history and x-rays or other imaging.

No medications are used in the course of therapeutic actions. Patients are encouraged to take an active role in the recovery from pain and other symptoms. These actions might include certain types of exercise that will strengthen weakened muscles. Ergonomic approaches are important to those who have jobs which involve repetitive motion. Heat and cold can be applied to assist with circulation

The process of removing swelling and irritation to the nerves that use the carpal tunnel reduces pain. No medication or surgery is involved in the process of recovery.