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There are multiple ways to treat carpal tunnel syndrome and that range from exercises & yoga to medication & surgery. 

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which carpal tunnel, a narrow tunnel surrounded by bones and ligaments on the palm side of our hand is compressed. This causes various symptoms that range from tingling & numbness in the hand to pain. This may prevent people from properly using their affected hands. Severe cases of the condition may require decompression surgery. The surgery may require the use of Orthopedic Instruments and implants. 

If detected timely, carpal tunnel syndrome can also be managed with simple remedies that can be tried at home. In this post, we will be talking about simple tips that can help you ease symptoms associated with carpal tunnel syndrome. 


How to Manage Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at Home



The first and foremost thing that should be done is to rest the affected hand for some time. This will help ease painful symptoms associated with the condition. 

Occupational activities like keyboard typing, hand drilling, or playing piano or guitar may worsen the symptoms, and hence, avoiding such activities may be helpful in this condition. 


Wrist Splints

Keeping the wrist stable is important to avoid severe pain and other symptoms associated with carpal tunnel syndrome. For this, you can wear a wrist splint to keep it straight while eliminating its movement. Pain is often experienced at night and hence, wearing a splint might be helpful. A splint may also help improve occupational activities. 


Wrist Exercise

A quick wrist exercise is beneficial in improving flexibility and pain. For this, you need to make a fist of the affected hand and stretch your fingers until they are straight. This must be done five to ten times at once. You will experience relief in wrist pain with this exercise.


Avoid Forceful flexion

It is advised to stop doing activities that flex your wrists more than their capacity. Do simple and easy activities and stop putting extra pressure on your fingers during daily tasks. Keep your wrists neutral as much as possible. 


Give Warmth to Wrists

Keep your hands warm as it is known to relieve pain and stiffness in your wrist. For this, wearing finger gloves may be helpful and you can keep hand warmers with you. Try this and experience its benefits. 


Over-The-Counter Medicines

Pain-relieving drugs like aspirin and ibuprofen may be helpful in improving pain that does not show any response to the above-mentioned strategies. But still, it is advised to consume any medicine under an expert’s guidance as you never know which medicine could cause an adverse reaction.

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