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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
What is it?
Tissues inside a space in the wrist can sometimes swell, pinching a nerve and causing the painful condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome. It is a feeling of numbness, tingling and pain in the index finger and first finger of the affected hand, and also weakness in the thumb. Without treatment, the symptoms will gradually worsen.
Symptoms:
Swollen wrist tissues, pinching nerves, numbness, tingling and pain in finger.
Conventional Practice:
A doctor will usually prescribe painkillers or inject the wrist with cortisone to reduce the tissue swelling or surgery in severe cases.
Alternative Treatments:
  Naturopathy
  Naturopathy has concentrated on helping the body to cure itself. It aims to do this by means of various therapies, chiropractic, diets and dieting, exercise, hydrotherapy, massage, osteopathy, relaxation and breathing, and yoga. It also encourages people to think positively in terms of good health. More Info
   



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