Carpal tunnel syndrome
The major nerve that controls the thumb, index, and parts of the middle, and ring finger is called the median nerve. It travels through the fingers, bones of the wrist, up through the elbow, shoulder and neck and finally reaches the spinal cord where it originates from.
The carpal tunnel is formed by bones in the wrist. The median nerve, tendons, and blood vessels travel through it. If the tunnel is not large enough or should collapse, inflammation, nerve pressure, and painful symptoms can result.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Symptoms
Chiropractors, through specific spinal adjustments, can help to normalize the structures and reduce the nerve irritation. Given a chance and with time, conservative chiropractic care produces excellent results with carpal tunnel type problems, without harmful drugs or surgery.