The typical symptoms of CTS are pain, tingling and numbness in the hand, in particular the thumb, index, middle and ring fingers. Weakness in the hand may also be a presentation.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome commonly occurs as a result of trauma to the wrist or simply repetitive strain caused by occupations involving fast, repetitive movements, firm grips, or constant pressure on the wrist (typing at a keyboard anyone?).
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the result of inflammation building up in the wrist and placing pressure on the median nerve as it travels through the region. This aggravates the nerve and affects the structures it supplies.
Chiropractic care can help to alleviate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by releasing the muscles of the forearm, mobilizing the joints of the wrist, and strapping to support the wrist.
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At ChiroPlus we offer a comprehensive solution for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by combining traditional therapies, including stretch and strengthening, taping, and joint mobilisation, with the latest Shockwave Therapy technology. This ensures that we not only get you out of pain quickly, but keep you pain free for longer.
Shockwave Therapy involves the application of specific pressure waves to the affected area, resulting in recovery and repair of the median nerve and other affected tissue.
Shockwave Therapy uses an acoustic pressure wave to: