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Ways To Ease Carpal Tunnel Symptoms

Posted By: Lekhaka

What is carpal tunnel syndrome? If you have a stiffness in your wrist and hands and a pain that shoots up your arms, you could be suffering from a carpal tunnel syndrome. It can also be accompanied by burning and aching.

Today in this article we shall talk about ways in which you can get relief from carpal tunnel symptoms.


1. Do Not Force Your Hands:

Do not force your hands to do too much. If you are working on the keyboard, relax, take it easy. Also while clutching on to something, hold it softly, like a pen or a spatula.


2. Gently Rotate The Wrists:

Gently rotate your wrists once in a while. When you do this, there is a flow of blood to this part of the wrist and it eases out the pain in the long run.


3. Sitting Posture:

While sitting on a chair, make sure to sit properly. An incorrect posture can end up putting too much pressure on the hands and causing pain in your wrists and hands.


4. Keep Your Hands Warm:

Put on gloves when it gets too cold to keep your hands warm and prevent soreness. This helps to prevent pain in the wrists.


5. Yoga:

The best way to get rid of carpal tunnel syndrome is to do some yoga that particularly focuses on your wrists and hands.


6. Surgery:

The last one is surgery. The carpal tunnel release procedure is an important surgery. The procedure is of two types specifically, carpal tunnel open discharge and carpal tunnel endoscopic discharge.

Carpal tunnel open release is the conventional procedure used to correct carpal tunnel syndrome. An incision up to two inches in the wrist is made and followed by cutting the carpal ligament to expand

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Story first published: Sunday, February 5, 2017, 15:30 [IST]
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