Carpal Tunnel Treatment by Your Chiropractor in Tuscaloosa
Your Tuscaloosa Chiropractor Offers Carpal Tunnel Treatment
Classified as a repetitive stress injury, carpal tunnel syndrome is chronic pain, stiffness, numbness and tingling of the wrists, hands and fingers caused by repeating the same motions on a daily basis. Assembly production work, typing several hours a day and athletic activities involving heavy use of the wrists, hands and fingers can put you at risk for suffering carpal tunnel syndrome. Other conditions conducive to CTS include chronic illnesses known to cause nerve damage (especially diabetes), rheumatoid arthritis, body fluid imbalances that increase pressure on the median nerve in your wrist and thyroid disorders.
In general, any health issue that compresses and irritates the median nerve running through the carpal tunnel in your wrist often produces symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. The doctors at Crimson Chiropractic can relieve the pain, stiffness and achiness of CTS without surgery or medications.
Chiropractic Manipulation of the Wrist, Arm, and Upper Spine
Misalignment of your wrist and spine may contribute to or directly cause symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Richardson and Dr. Fowler treat carpal tunnel syndrome by gently adjusting the carpal bone in the wrist as well as any misaligned spinal vertebrae to normalize biomechanical properties of your musculoskeletal system. Chiropractic manipulation also helps restore joint stability by pumping out excess fluids and improving blood flow to your extremities. In addition, therapeutic manipulation of the vertebrae accelerates the natural healing process by stimulating motor and sensory reflexes to encourage better circulation of nutritional fluids throughout the body. Chiropractic manipulation of your spine, arm and wrist not only eliminates painful CTS symptoms but can also relieve general back, neck and muscle pain.
Wrist Supports for Treating Carpal Tunnel
Your chiropractor may recommend wearing specially designed wrist supports to alleviate pressure on the median nerve and reduce inflammation. Additionally, wrist supports keep your wrists properly aligned while performing repetitive tasks to prevent the median nerve from suffering pressure within the carpal tunnel opening. When combined with manipulation, chiropractic wrist supports work well to reduce CTS pain as well as tendonitis and arthritic pain.
Make An Appointment Today!
The first step to treating your carpal tunnel syndrome is to schedule an appointment with us at Crimson Chiropractic. We are conveniently located in the Meadow Brooke Shopping Center near Midtown, We provide service to Tuscaloosa and many surrounding areas including, Northport, Brookwood, Cottondale, and more. Call today at 205-345-2009