Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
What is it?
The Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is characterized by an inflammation that can affect the tendons of the wrist that exert pressure on the median nerve.
There are certain occupations more conducive to the emergence of this inflammation, in particular who have to spend a lot of time to frequent use of the computer keyboard and mouse, assembly lines for extended and repetitive movement of the wrist, gardeners or dressmakers by continuous vibration, among others.
Medical conditions such as obesity, menopause, pregnancy, fluid retention, can increase the pressure within the Carpal Tunnel. This syndrome is usually more common in people of the female gender.
What are the symptoms?
- Tingling or numbness in the thumb and three fingers following;
- Tingling or numbness in the Palm of your hand;
- Pain that can radiate up to the elbow;
- Pain/tension in the cervical zone and trapezoids
- Loss of strength in the hand and/or fingers
- Difficulty of minute movements with your fingers
- Pincer movement difficult and inefficient
- Night Pain with numbness and/or tingling
What is the Diagnosis?
- Phalen test (flexion)
- Tunnel test (percussion)
- Pincer movement
Traditional treatments are usualy suggested?
Nowadays, solutions are presented as a bracing (tala) aiming to immobilize the wrist, anti-inflammatory, Cortisone and finally, surgery, with an average of 50% improvement and a recovery that lasts several months.
Spiralis Health Concept proposes a new treatment to suppress inflammation in the Carpal Canal.
- NO Surgery
- Recovery of normal hands mobility in 2 to 3 days (without effort)
- Effective result from 6 months to 2 years, depending on the degree of inflammation of the median nerve and the response of the organism.