Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is most commonly diagnosed in people who work a lot with their hands. It is characterized by a numbness in the palm due to constant pinching of the Median nerve, which is located in the wrist.
Here are some simple ways to treat this condition:
-Rest your hand after every hour of work. When resting, place your hand in an elevated position for better circulation.
-Do not bend the affected area. You may use a splint but do not bandage the area as this affects blood flow. Instead, tape the splint on the underside of your wrist.
-To reduce swelling, put ice for 15 minutes. Decreasing salt in your diet will also help.
-Research and employ special exercises for Carpal Tunnel.
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