Carpal tunnel syndrome may have many causes
Heredity, diabetes, improper use, hormonal changes (eg during pregnancy) may all contribute to the development of Carpal Tunnel syndrome (a narrowing of the carpal tunnel in the wrist, often causing nerve pain). However, no matter the cause, we believe that you can avoid surgery in all but the most serious cases.
Activity changes and retraining
It will be important to retrain the way you use your arm and hand and learn how to perform all actions with less strain and tension. We will be able to instruct you in exercises and body awareness so that you learn these important skills.
Tension-filled tissues are more prone to injury
Tui Na treatment and acupuncture may accompany your body awareness training as these therapies excel at releasing tension in soft tissue and promoting healing