causing weakness, numbness, or tingling. The median nerve extends through what is known as the carpal tunnel and controls feeling and movement in your thumb and three main fingers.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is often associated with repetitive hand motions, but it can also be caused by conditions such as diabetes, hypothyroidism, or rheumatoid arthritis. Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome usually just involves home care, including the cessation of any problematic hand motions, icing, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and using a splint.
If you are dealing with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and have tried these approaches already, ask us about how the Summus Medical Laser, a class IV laser, combined with specific soft tissue treatment could help you! We can help treat your symptoms. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help!