Treatment of Back Pain

The Prevention Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Tip! Please be aware that some chronic back conditions such as spinal stenosis, spondylosis, and osteoarthritis may never completely heal without a physicians care.
The most important step in preventing carpal tunnel syndrome is to take good care of your general health since it is usually caused by multiple factors such as health conditions, activities done in wrong postures and alike. Thus by giving much importance to the wellness of your whole being, you can prevent disorders of such kind. Carpal tunnel syndrome prevention includes keeping a desirable weight, clean lifestyle and regular exercise. Below are other carpal tunnel syndrome prevention tips that you might want to know: Make your arm, hand, or finger muscles strong and flexible. It is better to stop any activity that you think may be behind arm, hand or finger numbness or pain. Do not wait for the condition to get worse for it might be too late. Use hand and wrist movements that spread the pressure and motion evenly throughout your hand and wrist. Do some simple exercises before jumping immediately to your work.
Tip! Symptoms generally come and go, and then come and go again, where the recipient learns to manage the condition with medication, exercise, physical therapy, spinal blocks, and/or surgical intervention.
Use the correct posture. Remember that when you get your body used to slouching, it is difficult to let your bones back to the right form. Drink milk to increase the intake of calcium in your body. Wear a wrist splint to keep your wrist in a neutral position and relieves stress on the median nerve. This lessens the stress on your fingers, hand, or wrist at times when you cannot control your wrist motion, such as while sleeping. If you feel that certain work activities are causing finger, hand, or wrist numbness or pain, talk to your human resources department for information about different ways of doing your job or the possibility of an ergonomics evaluation of your work- space and procedures.
Tip! Sometimes, we store our negative emotions in weak areas of our body that although weak are still in reasonably good condition.
If you have mild symptoms, such as occasional tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain in your fingers or hand- follow these carpal tunnel syndrome prevention tips to thwart inflammation. Rest your fingers, hand, and wrist. Stop activities that you suspect are causing numbness and pain. Ice your wrist for 10 to 15 minutes at a time, as often as once or twice an hour. Take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to relieve pain and reduce swelling.