Published on under Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
So why does surgery to reduce pressure in the carpal tunnel fail to produce lasting results for so many patients? There are several possible reasons but one worth considering is that pressure may be applied to the median nerve at any number of sites along its course from the neck to the hand. In fact, it’s common for median nerve entrapment to occur in two or more areas such as the wrist, forearm, elbow, shoulder, and neck. Pressure on the median nerve at any of these sites outside of the wrist can produce symptoms that can be mistaken for carpal tunnel syndrome. That’s why doctors of chiropractic examine the full course of the median nerve so that they can address all instances of potential median nerve entrapment.
For the carpal tunnel syndrome patient, chiropractors often utilize a multi-modal therapeutic approach that includes manual therapies such as joint manipulation and mobilization in addition to nocturnal splinting, specific exercises, workstation assessments/work modifications, and nutritional advice.
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