Treatment for carpal tunnel syndromeadmin2019-07-08T00:38:55+00:00
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment – Clinical Study
Non-Surgical Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve is impinged and blood vessels are constricted in and around a narrow passage called the carpal tunnel at the base of the hand near the wrist. Symptoms result from swelling of irritated tendons and soft tissue which crowd the tunnel. Common symptoms are pain and numbness in the hand and forearm. The blue shaded area in the illustration to the right shows the specific areas that are usually affected. Symptoms are most intense at night when the hand is relaxed. Routine sleep interruption and chronic sleep loss are major concerns which have wide ranging health implications. Chronic pain also leads to loss of hand functionality and muscle atrophy which limits use of hands at home and work. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recognize Carpal Tunnel Syndrome as the leading cause of lost time at work.
The Carpal Solution is intended to be used over a six week protocol. To determine the effectiveness of the Carpal Solution in treating the symptoms of Carpal Tunnel a trial was performed monitoring grip strength measurements over a two week period. This initial study documents the early success that many patients have experienced in taking control of their Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms over two weeks. While the author has extensive experience working with patients who have successfully treated their symptoms in six weeks with the Carpal Solution and followed them over several years, additional work and resources will be needed to formally document the long-term results of the Carpal Solution following the full six-week protocol and tracing the patients over several months.
How the Carpal Solution Works
The Carpal Solution gently tugs simultaneously at three key points surrounding the carpal tunnel during sleep.
Consistent gentle pulling action applied for 7 to 8 hours per night, while the hand is completely relaxed, decompresses and reshapes the soft tissue around the carpal tunnel and relieves symptoms associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Relief is most often noticed within a week in mild cases and six weeks when CTS is chronic.
Gentle decompression of soft tissue during sleep combined with active use during the day results in an ideal rhythmic therapy for relief from CTS symptoms with no muscle atrophy. Soft tissue therapy is a slow process. The optimum protocol for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatment that has been effective for the majority of patients suffering from chronic CTS symptoms is to wear the Carpal Solution every night for two weeks and then every other night for four weeks.