Carpal Tunnel is entrapment of the median nerve. If effects the thumb, index and middle finger. When someone develops carpal tunnel, they will experience numbness, tingling, and lack of feeling. It is most often found in people that work on computers, but it is a repetitive use injury. It occurs due to the fact that pressure on the median nerve that runs the length of one’s arm, goes through a passage in your wrist called carpal tunnel, and ends in your hand.
The common symptoms that occur with Carpal Tunnel are:
- Tingling that moves up the arm.
- Weakness in the hand with carpal tunnel.
- Trouble holding objects.
- Burning or tingling in your thumb, index, and middle finger as well as your palm.
- Shock-like feelings that move into your fingers.
After extensively going through your patient questionnaire and examining your body, Dr. Cobb will proceed to spend 20-25 minutes performing connective tissue release. For Carpal Tunnel, your Tampa Chiropractor will focus on treating from the elbow all the way down to the wrist. Connective Tissue is known to be highly effective for those dealing with Carpal Tunnel.
After your Connective Tissue Release therapy, if your Tampa Chiropractor deems you fit for an adjustment, he will do exactly that. However, if Dr. Cobb feels that an adjustment could do more harm than good based on the state your body is in, then he will wait until he feels that you are okay to be adjusted.
If you are dealing with Carpal Tunnel in any way, your Chiropractor near Temple Terrace, Dr. Cobb, and his staff are here for you Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (9:00-12:00 & 1:30-7:00) and Tuesday and Friday (9:00-1:00).
We also serve: Temple Terrace, USF, Brandon, Riverview, Carolewood, Wesley Chapel, South Tampa, North Tampa, Temple Palms, Thonotosassa