Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
The median nerve is one of the major nerves in the hand. When the median nerve is squeezed or compressed, the result can be pain, tingling or numbness in the hand and arm. The compression of the median nerve can be caused by repetitive movements of the hand, extreme flexion or extension of the hand and wrist, swelling caused by pregnancy, or other health conditions, including arthritis, diabetes, or thyroid gland imbalance..
Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome
Patients can experience pain, numbness, or a burning and tingling sensation in the thumb and fingers. Other symptoms can include pain or tingling that travels from forearm to shoulder, weakness in the hands, clumsiness in the hands, or difficulty buttoning clothes.
How Atlas Realignment can help with carpal tunnel syndrome
Treating carpal tunnel syndrome in Stamford, CT, can be helped with an Atlas Realignment procedure. When the Atlas vertebrae is properly aligned, pressure on the spinal cord is reduced, restoring the flow of the nervous system and eliminating the tingling, pain, and numbness that can be caused by nerve interference.