Carpal tunnel syndrome natural treatment
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) happens because the area of the carpal bones or carpal tunnel (wrist bones) becomes inflamed.
In that area the median nerve passes. This nerve gives us feeling and movement to the hand.
Because the nerve passageway through the carpal bones is narrow, any swelling can give sensory symptoms, such as tingling, weakness or pain in the hand and fingers.
This injury is usually caused by repetitive stress to the hands. It occurs mostly in women (two-thirds of those affected are women).
Carpal tunnel syndrome: an occupational disease
Carpal tunnel syndrome is an occupational disease of great importance, affecting 250,000 workers per year in the U.S. This is because any person performing repetitive hand efforts are at risk of suffering it. Therefore, persons handling tools in their work are likely to have carpal tunnel syndrome:
Causes of carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by inflammation of the wrist which compresses the nerve of the hand, showing signs of pain.
Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome
Natural treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
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