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Managing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome With Acupuncture

Managing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome With Acupuncture

There are many reasons why people experience pain, however one common complaint people have is carpal tunnel syndrome. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? When there is compression of the median nerve on the palm side of the wrist between tendons that flex the hand. This is called carpal tunnel syndrome. How Does Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Develop?  There are a number of reasons why carpal tunnel syndrome can develop. Firstly trauma of the wrist may lead to thickness of the flexor retinaculum, creating compression of the median nerve. Secondly oedema or thickness of the soft tissue, lipoma or ganglion in the

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