HOW CAN I RELIEVE PAIN AND DISCOMFORT FROM CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME?
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a medical condition where pain occurs due to the median nerve being compressed within a narrow passageway at the base of your hand or wrist. The symptoms associated with this condition generally comes on slowly and progress over time. Individuals may experience tingling and numbness in the fingers or wrist, varying levels of pain, and weakness.
Bauerfeind’s high-quality supports or braces with medical-grade compression target the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome to provide pain relief and stability. Our wrist supports also helps you to continue with everyday activities such as gripping or picking up objects without experiencing major strains or limitations.
HOW TO TREAT PAIN CAUSED BY CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
- Rest. It is important that you avoid activities or movement that aggravates your symptoms for a minimum for 2 weeks.
- Corticosteroids and/or anti-inflammatory medicines. Medications may be prescribed by your doctor to ease pain and inflammation.
- Cold Packs. Applying cold packs to the affected area may help to provide relief and alleviate swelling in the areas that are feeling pain and discomfort.
- Severe or persistent pain should be investigated by your doctor.