Around 10% of the population will suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at some point in their life. CuraLase approaches Carpal Tunnel by conducting a careful screening interview with a qualified practitioner. The screening will determine the correct protocol for patient care. This is an important step in making sure that the patient does not have an acute problem requiring urgent medical attention.
Carpal Tunnel is the tunnel from the hand to the forearm, on the inside of the wrist and it, serves as the passageway for the tendons and the median nerve. Inflammation may cause, a narrowing of the canal which results in the median nerve becoming entrapped or compressed resulting in pain, numbness and tingling in the hand. Gripping ability is greatly compromised and performing manual tasks are painful and challenging.
Patients often experience pain relief before the end of the protocol.
What are the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?
• Numbness, tingling, and pain in your thumb and the first three fingers of your hand
• Pain and burning that travels up your arm
• Wrist pain at night that interferes with sleep
• Weakness in the muscles of the hand