• Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome, (CTS) may be defined as compression of the median nerve, beneath the flexor retinaculum, on the inner surface of the wrist.

    The flexor retinaculum is also referred to as the transverse carpal ligament, or anterior annular ligament. It is a band of fibrous tissue, which lies over various nerves and arteries.

    SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:

    The main symptoms of CTS are pain, numbness and tingling in the thumb, index and middle finger. The pain may radiate up the arm and weak grip strength may occur as the muscles begin to waste away.

    RISK FACTORS:

    • Repetitive wrist work, (for example, computer work, drilling or work involving a strong hand grip);
    • Pregnancy;
    • Rheumatoid arthritis;
    • Obesity;
    • Hypothyroidism.

    TREATMENT:

    Wrist Pain_Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Treatment At Harrow Osteopaths, Wembley Osteopaths, Chelsea Osteopaths by The Sports Injuries Specialist – Registered Osteopath. Regulated: Harrow Osteopaths, Wembley Osteopaths, Chelsea Osteopaths – The Sports Injuries Specialist – Registered Osteopath. How Wrist Pain_Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is treated at Harrow Osteopaths, Wembley Osteopaths, Chelsea Osteopaths by The Sports Injuries Specialist – Registered Osteopath. Wrist conditions are treated with gentle, non-invasive techniques designed to help improve blood circulation and drainage of waste products/accumulated toxins. Most patients may find relief from pain and discomfort through conservative treatments and hot/cold therapy.

    Indeed, it is our experience that helps most people avoid surgery for CTS!

    If you suspect that you have carpal tunnel syndrome, you need to contact the Sports Injuries Specialist – Registered Osteopath.

    Zahir Chaudhary, BA (Hons), BSc (Hons), ND, M Ost.Med. MSCCO

    Email: emergencyosteopath@gmail.com

    Call: 0208 423 6209; 0792 100 4705

    Web: http://www.sportsinjuriesspecialist.co.uk

    Chelsea Osteopaths, 208 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London. SW10 9PJ.

    Harrow Osteopathic Clinic, 9 Littleton Road, Harrow, Middlesex. HA1 3SY.

    Wembley Osteopaths, 31 Norval Road, North Wembley, Middlesex. HA0 3TD.

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