Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Case Study

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- This condition can be treated and should begin as soon possible with a doctors guidance.
- Patients should check to make sure they don’t have an underlying cause for carpal tunnel syndrome such as diabetes or arthritis. If so they should treat those underlying conditions before they seek treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Treatment generally involves resting the hand and wrist for about two weeks or longer, and avoiding strenuous activities that involve the hand and wrist.
- Applying cool packs is recommended if there is inflammation to reduce swelling.
-Treatments involve drugs, exercise, therapy and surgery.

Drugs:

-Treatments also include drugs to help relieve pain and swelling in certain circumstances.
• These drugs can

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