Carpat Tunnel Syndrome has been dubbed the disease of the computer age. It’s common among people who spend their days pecking away at a word precessing keybord.
Some people have it for years, but they just don’t know what it is. In fact , just about anyone who uses his hands repetitively with the wrists bent can develop carpal tunnel syndrome.
It hits webmasters, carpenters,musicians, painters, typists and meat packers, auto workers, gardeners, etc. Carpal tunnel results from too much crowding in too little space.
It occurs when tendons in the wrist become inflamed and swell up, compressing the median nerve, a major nerve that leads from the arm into the fingers.
Here are some remedies that can help healing or prevent the carpat syndrome:
Vitamin B6 is the top suggested remedies. Some studies do indicate that, at least for some people, vitamin B6 can improve symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. A dose of 200 milligrams of vitamin B6 a day can help people who suffer from carpat syndrome. But some other doctors speculate that carpat tunnel syndrome is actually B6 deficiency related nerve damaged, and that taking higher than normal doses of the vitamin corrects the deficiency.
Exercises that flex or strengthen the wrist or that stimulate circulation to the hands also win a few votes.
The sport connection
There is no doubt that carpat tunnel syndrome can be aggravated by some sports. Many patients develop this condition as a result of weight lifting. It is pretty common if the hands tend to be cocked back while someone is lifting weights. In some cases, getting guidance from a sport medicine specialist may be in order.
Rest playes a role
A good thing to do if you have carpat tunnel syndrome is to rest the wrists. In fact, several people who do exercises for their disease also use rest when appropriate.