Natural Treatments for Carpal Tunnel

Sophia Natural Health Center can offer you a personalized treatment plan for those suffering from carpal tunnel. We are here to offer the support and guidance you may need to improve your well-being.*

SERVING BROOKFIELD, DANBURY, RIDGEFIELD & NEARBY

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. In most patients, carpal tunnel syndrome gets worse over time, so early diagnosis and treatment are important. Schedule a consultation with Sophia Natural Health today. We will work alongside you in order to create a custom plan that will best suit you.

Our Office Serving Brookfield, CT


Address:
 31 Old Rte 7, Brookfield, CT 06804

Phone: (203) 740-9300

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Tuesday: 11:00AM – 6PM
Wendesday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Thursday: 11:00AM – 6PM
Friday: 8:30AM – 1PM
Sat – Sun: Closed

Potential Treatments for Carpal Tunnel

To classify your carpal tunnel severity, your doctor considers your answers to questions about symptoms and even testing to determine the best steps to take. Visit Sophia Natural Health and set up your consultation today. We can offer various services such as dietary therapy, natural supplements, and acupuncture.*

Acupuncture

Acupuncture involves inserting thin needles into a person’s skin to help alleviate pain and treat physical and mental conditions.

Lifestyle Counseling

We help patients change their daily lifestyle order to improve their current health condition.

Moxibustion

A form of heat therapy that increases circulation by burning a herb mugwort near an individual’s skin to warm the area.

Dietary Therapy

Making a change in one’s diet in order to treat of prevent disease. This usually requires a change in lifestyle and habits. 

Cupping

A therapy that uses heated glass cups along the meridians of the body, helping to stimulate energy flow and draw out toxins.

Tui Na

A therapeutic massage that helps to increase the flow of blood in an area, that works in combination with acupuncture.

Herbal Therapy

We personalize a mixture herbal remedies to treat any patient’s conditions affecting them in order to encourage relief.

Diathermy

A therapy that involves generating deep heat in body tissues to increase blood flow and relax stiff muscles.

Manual Therapy

This type of therapy is used to alleviate discomfort from physical conditions by manipulating soft tissue and joints.*

Symptoms & Causes Of Carpal Tunnel

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes numbness, tingling, and other symptoms in the hand and arm. Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by a compressed nerve in the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway on the palm side of your wrist. Over time, carpal tunnel can also affect your grip and ability to pinch. There is no single cause in many cases. It may be that a combination of risk factors contributes to the development of the condition.

  • Sex: Women are three times more likely than men to develop carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Heredity. This is likely an important factor. The carpal tunnel may be smaller in some people or there may be anatomic differences that change the amount of space for the nerve—and these traits can run in families.
  • Occupation: It’s possible that working with vibrating tools or on an assembly line that requires prolonged or repetitive flexing of the wrist may create harmful pressure on the median nerve or worsen existing nerve damage.
  • Hand and wrist position: Doing activities that involve extreme flexion or extension of the hand and wrist for a prolonged period of time can increase pressure on the nerve.
  • Pregnancy: Hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause swelling.
  • Health conditions: Diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and thyroid gland imbalance are conditions that are associated with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Symptoms usually start gradually, with frequent burning, tingling, or itching numbness in the palm of the hand and the fingers, especially the thumb and the index and middle fingers. Some carpal tunnel sufferers say their fingers feel useless and swollen, even though little or no swelling is apparent.

Your Different Treatment Options

Exercise 

If you have mild or moderate symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, you might get some benefit from a few simple exercises given to you by your doctor. Depending on the severity, some exercises may be more beneficial than others. Yoga is also a great low-impact activity to help relieve symptoms.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture, an ancient technique of traditional Chinese medicine, has long been used to treat chronic pain. These specific points can help with inflammation, relieving some pain for clients that may be suffering. Acupuncture and its medical techniques are much easier on your body than traditional medicine and promote natural healing using your body’s energy. Acupuncture can manage symptoms especially after multiple sessions.*

Manuel Therapy

In more severe cases, surgery may be your best option. Physical therapy treatment is important after surgery to help restore strength to the wrist and to learn to modify habits that may have led to symptoms in the first place.Your holistic doctor can help create a custom plan that will best benefit your condition. They may also be able to use hands on techniques to stimulate strength and function in the affected area.

Tui Na

This form of hands on therapy is a great alternative to acupuncture. This massage therapy relieves pain within the patient by increasing blood flow throughout the body.* This medical massage can be applied to the wrist to eliminate scar tissue and carpal subluxations. It’s also an excellent alternative to needles.

Your Trusted Natural Specialist for Carpal Tunnel

When you work Sophia Natural Health, know that we aim to give our clients peace of mind through holistic and alternative treatments. A consultation with us may be the key to improving your physical condition* We work with you to create a custom natural solution and health plan that best fits your health needs. Reach out to us today!

*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary. Sophia Natural Health Center does not guarantee certain results

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