What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (RSI) And What Causes It?
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a repetitive stress injury (RSI.) The reason why it is known as Carpal tunnel syndrome is the structure of area affected in this injury. Your wrist consists of the bones known as carpals that form a tunnel. Through this carpal tunnel, the median nerve passes to the hand. CTS is basically an injury in and around the wrist and forearm area that mostly occurs in dominant wrist. Rarely, it can also occur in both hands of patients. Common symptoms of the disease being pain and numbness in the middle and index fingers, and thumb, tingling in one or both hands, weakness and pain shooting in the arm. Many times the pain actually wakes up a person at night. How can Ortega Chiropractic Clinic help treat CTS? Chiropractic treatment is one of the most effective for treating CTS. The earlier it is diagnosed, the better the outcome of chiropractic treatment. Generally, chiropractors use physical examination and x-rays for the diagnosis process. A proper diagnosis is v