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Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at Welling Homeopathy involves a specially developed treatment protocol which includes customized homeopathic medicines for complete painless recovery.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a medical condition arising from compression of Median Nerve as it travels through the wrist. It is presented with Pain, Numbness, Tingling   esp  in thumb, index and middle fingers of hand.  Pain may extend up the arm. The median nerve and several tendons run from forearm to our hand through a small space in our wrist called the Carpal Tunnel. Pressure on the median nerve causes carpal tunnel syndrome Weak grip strength develops and over a period of time muscles at base of thumb waste away.

Most cases of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome are of unknown cause. Any condition that causes pressure on the median nerve at the wrist can produce symptoms which include obesity, oral contraceptives, hypothyroidism, arthritis, diabetes, trauma and pregnancy. Certain benign tumors such as lipomas, ganglion, and vascular malformation can also put pressure on the median nerve. Also making the same hand movements over and over or wrist movement over and over again can lead to the condition.

People with Carpal tunnel Syndrome presents with numbness, tingling, or burning sensations in the thumb and fingers, particularly the index and middle fingers and lateral half of the ring finger. Symptoms may include pain in the wrists or hands, loss of grip strength. One might notice symptoms develop gradually at night and may be able to get relief by shaking hand.

Mild symptoms usually can be treated with home care. Applying icepacks for pain relief, wearing a wrist splint at night which takes pressure off median nerve, physiotherapy and exercise, stop activities that cause numbness and pain and rest wrist longer between activities.

If Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is  associated with other disease condition than tackling that condition improves the condition. A course of nonsurgical therapies are tried before release surgery is considered.

Long-term chronic carpal tunnel syndrome (usually seen in the elderly) can result in permanent
nerve damage with irreversible numbness, muscle wasting, and weakness.

Homeopathy has treated many surgical cases, including those of carpal tunnel syndrome. Homeopathic remedies are prescribed by symptoms rather than conditions, as each case of a particular illness can manifest differently in different people. It is safe and gentle and works with body to relieve symptoms.The medicines work by reducing the swelling and inflammation of the carpal tunnel thereby resulting in reducing the compression of the median nerve

Below mentioned are few of Homeopathic medicines which works well in cases of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:

– Causticum : Left sided complaints with numbness and loss of sensation. Dull, tearing pain in
hands and arm. worse by cold air and better by warmth.

– Ruta : Pain and stiffness in wrists and hand, contraction of fingers. Complaints come on from
straining. Tendency to deposits.

– Plumbum Met: Paralysis from overexertion eg. piano playing. Cannot raise or lift anything with
hand. Wrist drop. Worse at night.

– Hypericum : works well in case of injuries to nerve, severe pain with crawling sensation.

–  Arnica: works after overuse or strains, any injury with fear of being touched.

Visit one of the Welling Homeopathy Clinic today for an expert pre-treatment analysis and speciality treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome .

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