There are several non-surgical treatments available including wearing a wrist guard or splint, stretching exercises, discontinuing certain activities and taking ibuprofen or another pain releiver. Carpal tunnel injections – Corticosteroid injections, or cortisone – may also be used as part of the treatment. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent that can be injected into the carpal tunnel.
If you feel you have signs of carpal tunnel syndrome, make an appointment today for an accurate diagnosis. The sooner you schedule treatment, the better for your healing.