Posts Tagged ‘carpal tunnel syndrome’

Chiropractic Treatment For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Carpal Tunnel SyndromeCarpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) affects about one in a thousand people (mostly women) each year and is caused by the median nerve being compressed as it runs through the carpal tunnel, a ligament that is located in the wrist. The tendons that control finger movement all run through the carpal tunnel, so when they become inflamed and swollen the amount of space is reduced, putting increased pressure on the median nerve.

How Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

carpal tunnel syndromeCarpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), named from the carpal bones in the wrist that form a tunnel around the nerve leading to the hand, is an injury usually caused by repetitive and forceful movements that result in swelling around the tendons and pinching of the median nerve, causing painful tingling, lack of muscle strength and control in the hand, and pain shooting from the hand up to the shoulder.