Carpal tunnel is a common condition that causes Tingling, Numbness, Weakness, or Pain in the fingers or hand because of pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. These symptoms usually start gradually, mostly occurs in the thumb, index finger, middle finger and half of the ring finger.Sometimes narrowing of the carpal tunnel causes the median nerve to be compressed. The result may be weakness, numbness or pain in the hand and wrist, or occasionally in the forearm and arm.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a risk to most workers who work on the computer. Others at risk receive micro-traumas to their hands and wrists on a daily basis due to clumsy positioning, forceful and continual movements, and stressful activity.
Chiropractic treatment for Carpal tunnel is a Non-Surgical Medical Treatment for those who simply wish to avoid treating with medication or surgery. Chiropractor Dr. Jas Walia has been trained in specialized adjustments for Carpal Tunnel. He works with hand specialists to determine if conservative chiropractic treatment will potentially work or if you are past that point and may need surgery. If you have tried resting the affected hand and wrist, immobilizing the wrist to avoid further injury, and applying cold packs to reduce swelling and your symptoms persist gentle chiropractic wrist adjustments along with mobilization of the wrist and hand, stretching and strengthening exercises, soft-tissue mobilization techniques, and even yoga can be helpful.
Dr. Jas Walia being an experienced Chiropractor in Seattle, WA at the Seattle Chiropractic Spine and Injury Center will gladly try to figure out the root cause of your problems. If you are encountering the symptoms of Carpal Tunnel call Chiropractor, Dr. Jas Walia, as soon as possible to look for solutions.