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Physical Therapy Treatments For Carpal Tunnel

Physical Therapy Treatments For Carpal Tunnel

What is Carpal tunnel syndrome?

Carpal tunnel syndrome causes numbness, tingling effect, or weakening of the hand. This causes difficulty in the movement of the hand and fingers. [google_bot_show][/google_bot_show]Americare Physical Therapy helps you overcome any such difficulty related to joint pain and movement.

Symptoms –

  • Electric sensation in the fingers
  • Burning sensation in the thumb, index finger, or/and the middle finger/fingers of the hand or palm.
  • Itching in the palm and fingers
  • Numbness in the palm and fingers
  • Tingling sensation in the palm and fingers
  • Nerve impulse problem
  • Lesser strength and coordination of hand movements

Causes –

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

This causes pain in the bones, joints, and throughout the whole body. It is an autoimmune disease. It can cause inflammation, severe pain, deformity, and a hindrance to the movement of joints.

  • Hypothyroidism

It is a condition when the thyroid gland is unable to produce enough thyroid hormone. This may also be known as underactive thyroid disease. This may also cause weight gain and difficulty in carrying the weight

  • Diabetes

This is a condition where a person suffers from a high blood sugar level in the body. This disease is linked with the production of insulin and its usage

  • Obesity

It is a condition where a person suffers because of the accumulation of extra fats in the body. It disturbs and deteriorated a person’s normal Body Mass Index. Obesity could lead to the emergence of other diseases in the body.

Diagnosis –

  • Electromyogram

This is a device that determines the electrical activities occurring because of the skeletal muscles. It detects the abnormality in the functioning of the skeletal muscles and nerve cells.

  • Imaging tests

These tests produce a detailed picture of the internal functioning of the body parts. It detects any strange activity going on inside the body and displays it in the X-Ray, radio waves, ultrasounds, and radioactive waves

  • Nerve conduction studies

It studies the speed of the electric impulse that directs your nerve and brain to work according to the command that has been produced.

Treatment –

  • Exercising

Exercising can eliminate the underlying cause of carpal tunnel syndrome. Regular nerve gliding exercising will help you overcome the problem sooner

  • Surgery

If no other remedy is working for your surgery becomes the last option to get rid of the problem.

  • Medication

Certain steroids and medicines/pills/drugs advised by the doctor might help you to deal with the situation.

  • Lifestyle

Sometimes you can overcome carpal syndrome by simply bringing changes into your posture, daily-routine exercise, and other habits.

Hands are one of the most essential parts of the human body which helps us with almost all the activities that we do throughout the day. Any problem in hand movement would mean a complete full stop to daily life activities. We don’t want to dependent and become a burden on someone. To not come across such a hopeless situation we must identify and seek a doctor’s help if we face any symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Brent

Brent Payne loves exploring the world and sharing his experiences, insights and opinions about the latest happenings in the world. Educating people through his stories is what he is passionate about

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