Wrist Pain – Numbness – Loss of Grip Strength

LeGault Chiropractic of North Hills Pittsburgh provides effective non-surgical treatment for wrist pain, weakness, numbness, tingling, and carpal tunnel syndrome.
By: K. KendallCC BY 2.0

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is pressure on the median nerve — the nerve in the wrist that supplies feeling and movement to parts of the hand. It can lead to numbness, tingling, weakness, or muscle damage in the hand and fingers.

  • Numbness in the palm, thumb, index finger, middle finger, and thumb side of the ring finger
  • Decreased hand strength
  • Tapping over the median nerve at the wrist may cause pain to shoot from the wrist to the hand
  • Bending the wrist forward all the way for 60 seconds will usually result in numbness, tingling, or weakness

What causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)?

  • Smartphone Use, Writing, Typing
  • Sewing
  • Driving
  • Assembly line work, Painting, Use of Tools (especially those that vibrate)
  • Sports such as racquetball, tennis, lacrosse…
  • Pregnancy
  • Playing some musical instruments

What treatment works for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

  • LeGault Chiropractic provides noninvasive and non-surgical methods are extremely effective in diagnosis and treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome.   Contact LeGault Chiropractic at (412) 364-4100  to start your safe and effective non-surgical treatment.

Sources:  National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, NIH

 

LeGault Chiropractic

3380 Babcock Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
United States (US)
Phone: (412) 364-4100

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