Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Foley, AL

Comprehensive Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Care

At Coastal Chiropractic and Acupuncture in Foley, AL, we specialize in diagnosing and treating carpal tunnel syndrome to help you find relief from pain and improve hand and wrist function. Our holistic approach combines chiropractic care, physical therapy, and acupuncture to address the root causes of your symptoms and promote long-term healing.

Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand, becomes compressed at the wrist. This can cause pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. Common causes include repetitive hand movements, wrist anatomy, and certain health conditions.

How Chiropractic Care Helps with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Chiropractic care offers a non-invasive, drug-free approach to managing carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms. Our treatments focus on:

  • Pain Relief: Techniques such as adjustments and soft tissue therapy can reduce pain and discomfort.
  • Improved Mobility: Chiropractic care enhances joint function, helping to restore mobility and flexibility in the wrist and hand.
  • Reduced Inflammation: Chiropractic adjustments can help reduce inflammation around the median nerve.
  • Overall Wellness: We aim to improve your quality of life by addressing the root causes of pain and promoting overall health.

Our Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment Services

  • Spinal Adjustments: Realigning the spine to improve nervous system function and alleviate pain.
  • Wrist and Elbow Adjustments: Specific adjustments to the wrist and elbow to reduce nerve compression.
  • Soft Tissue Therapy: Techniques such as massage to reduce muscle tension and improve circulation.
  • Physical Rehabilitation: Exercises and stretches to strengthen the muscles and enhance recovery.
  • Acupuncture: Complementary therapy to reduce pain and promote healing.
  • Nutritional Counseling: Advice on diet and supplements to support overall health and recovery.

What to Expect During Your Visit

During your initial visit, our chiropractors will conduct a comprehensive assessment, including a review of your medical history and a physical examination. Based on this evaluation, we will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs and goals. Our approach ensures that each session is designed to provide maximum relief and improve your function.

Schedule Your Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment Today

Don’t let carpal tunnel syndrome affect your quality of life. Contact Coastal Chiropractic and Acupuncture today at (251) 943-7941 or visit our clinic at 1705 South McKenzie Street, #4, Foley, AL 36535 to schedule your consultation. Let us help you achieve a pain-free and active lifestyle.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition caused by compression of the median nerve as it travels through the carpal tunnel in the wrist. This compression can lead to pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm.

What are the common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Common symptoms include:

  • Numbness and tingling in the thumb, index, middle, and part of the ring fingers
  • Pain in the wrist or hand
  • Weakness in the hand and difficulty gripping objects
  • A feeling of swelling in the fingers (even if no swelling is present)

What causes carpal tunnel syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Repetitive hand movements
  • Wrist injuries or fractures
  • Conditions like diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and thyroid dysfunction
  • Pregnancy, due to fluid retention
  • Obesity

How can chiropractic care help with carpal tunnel syndrome?
Chiropractic care can help alleviate the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome by reducing nerve compression and improving wrist and hand function. Techniques may include spinal and wrist adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and exercises to strengthen the muscles and improve flexibility.

Is chiropractic care safe for treating carpal tunnel syndrome?
Yes, chiropractic care is a safe and non-invasive treatment option for carpal tunnel syndrome. Chiropractors are trained to perform gentle adjustments and provide therapies that can help reduce symptoms without the need for medications or surgery.

What should I expect during my first chiropractic visit for carpal tunnel syndrome?
During your first visit, the chiropractor will conduct a thorough assessment, including a review of your medical history and a physical examination of your wrist, hand, and arm. They may also use diagnostic tests, such as X-rays, to better understand your condition. Based on this evaluation, they will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs.

How many chiropractic sessions will I need to relieve my carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms?
The number of sessions required varies depending on the severity of your symptoms and your response to treatment. Some patients experience relief after a few sessions, while others may need ongoing care for several weeks or months. Your chiropractor will monitor your progress and adjust the treatment plan as needed.

Can chiropractic care be combined with other treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome?
Yes, chiropractic care can be combined with other treatments such as physical therapy, acupuncture, and ergonomic adjustments to enhance recovery and provide comprehensive care. Your chiropractor can recommend a multidisciplinary approach to address all aspects of your condition.

What lifestyle changes can help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome?
Maintaining good posture, taking regular breaks from repetitive hand movements, using ergonomic tools, performing hand and wrist stretches, and maintaining a healthy weight can all help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome. Your chiropractor can provide specific recommendations based on your individual needs.

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