Acupuncture is the only treatment that reduces Carpal Tunnel syndrome effectively within minimum time. Carpal tunnel syndrome [CTS] is a natural injury caused by a sudden pinched nerve in the wrist. This often results into growing pain and numbness in the index fingers, middle fingers and weakness of the thumb. The very disease carpal tunnel syndrome derives its name from organs called carpals in the hand that forms a tunnel in the body through which the nerve leads on to the extended hands.
Carpal tunnel syndrome explanations suggest that numbness in the thumbs and the first two fingers results from a disorder caused in the median nerve. Sometimes due to some natural obstacles, the median nerve gets acutely trapped in a channel near the wrist called carpal tunnel. The disease is also characterized by pain extending up to the forearm, coldness in the fingers and a paralyzing sensation in the hands and arms. This syndrome is more common amongst physicians as pins and needles paresthesias also sometimes called as dysesthesia which means an unpleasant sensation.
Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms include frequent irritation in the hands. However, following are the other symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms:
1. Feeling of paralysis in the hands and fingers
2. Both daytime and nighttime painful tingling of hands followed by decreased ability to squeeze almost anything
3. Fingers get swollen suddenly
4. Loss of strength in the muscle at the base of the thumb near palm
5. Pain shooting rapidly from your hand up to the arms and even to the shoulder
Carpal tunnel syndrome treatments
Acupuncture detox carpal tunnel syndrome so it is very essential for treating CTS. It restores normal nerve functions and provides long-term relief from pain and irritation associated with CTS. The acupuncturist practitioners insert needles on those points along the meridians where qi or energy gets blocked. For treating CTS, the insertions are mainly done in the meridians situated along the liver, kidney and gall bladder. These points are stimulated by traditional needle insertions, and heat/ pressure applications. Once the stored energy starts getting distributed, CTS gets cured faster.
To reduce carpal tunnel syndrome you can also use various medicinal herbs in between the acupuncture sessions. You can use herbs like cramp bark [Viburnum opulus], St. John’s wort [Hypericum perforatum] and wild yam [Dioscorea villosa]. These herbs are available as dried extracts [pills, tablets and capsules], tinctures [alcohol extraction] and teas. Mix them in a cup of tea and have it three times a day to experience faster cures.