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How To Manage Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

You may also want to consider making small changes on your diet by choosing healthier food options. Adding more calcium supplements can help manage not just back pain but it can also make your bones stronger and make you less prone to injuries. People with poor metabolism also sometimes experience back problems because of irritated bowels and constipation.

Are you spending a lot of time working in front of your computer? Do you feel any pain or tingling sensation on your wrists while using the mouse?Do you often feel any pain or difficulty when grasping the broom handle or while sweeping the floor? 

If you are feeling some kind of constant pain and it’s starting to bother you and it’s starting to affect your productivity, it won’t hurt to pay a visit to your doctor. There is a big possibility that you may have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or CTS which is a medical case wherein your medial nerve is being pinched or compressed causing you to feel some discomfort, numbness and in some cases pain which radiates from the wrist to your shoulder.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a very common condition nowadays because a lot of people like call center agents and office employees spend a lot of hours everyday in front of their computers. Repetitive typing and the usage of mouse can often cause your wrists to hurt and make you uncomfortable while working. Once you experience the symptoms it is important that it gets addresses right away by consulting a physiatrist who can help provide the appropriate treatment and pain management options. Have yourself undergo a couple of tests so that it would be easier to treat the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by knowing the root cause of the pain. It may be related to several issues such as Myofascial Pain Syndrome or other health related diseases such as osteoarthritis or diabetes. It’s better to rule out these symptoms just to be on the safe side. You can also consult a physical therapist who can help improve your condition by providing conservative treatment options such as proper deep tissue massage sessions to help increase blood circulation and lessen the inflammation resulting to a progressive treatment plan.

Also one of the most popular treatment options for carpal tunnel is remedial massage Surry Hills where it’s usually a combination of various treatments to help treat the root case of the pain. A lot of sports-related injuries are using this kind of treatment plan which also shows desirable results in a reasonable amount of time. Other simple remedies would also be provided by your therapist by recommending you to wear a splint to avoid aggravating the condition and the the same time provide a limited range of motion which can help lessen the pain, add cushions on your mouse pads and fix your work table. You may also be recommended to buy an orthopedic pillow or mattress to help correct your sleeping posture which can also contribute to CPS. But these are just temporary fixes if all treatment methods have been exhausted then the last resort would be surgery.