Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the leading causes of loss of work in this country, and if you suffer from it, you don’t need us to tell you how disruptive it can be. The good news is that carpal tunnel syndrome can be successfully treated by various chiropractic methods. That’s right; you don’t have to lose sleep over your carpal tunnel syndrome forever!

Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Sandy Springs

Dr. Dierdorff providing treatment for wrist pain, arm pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome.

What’s known as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is actually a collection of multiple symptoms affecting the carpal tunnel of the wrist, extending from the base of your wrist into your lower palm and even into the thumbs

, sometimes. It mainly occurs in bothhands, and genetics can play a significant role in whether someone will suffer from it or not.

Most who suffer from Carpal tunnel syndrome do not feel pain but rather a numbness that can become so intense that it is as disruptive as pain. A tingling sensation is also common in carpal tunnel syndrome. Since the symptoms typically increase at night, it can wreak havoc on the patient’s sleep cycle, compounding the problem.

Things like wrist fractures and arthritis can cause or exacerbate carpal tunnel syndrome in those genetically predisposed to develop it. However, the vast majority of carpal tunnel cases we see in Sandy Springs result from repetitive work activities like typing on a keyboard or extensive handwork. When your work involves factors like wrist extension, wrist flexion, vibration, hand force, and all these in repetition, you’ll have a greater chance of developing carpal tunnel syndrome, even if you aren’t genetically predisposed.

How we can treat your Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel is easily treated, even cured in some instances, by chiropractic therapy. Other medical fields will recommend corticosteroid injections or pain meds, which offer minimal results with this condition. Another procedure you’ll hear will help is surgery, which usually involves cutting the transverse carpal ligament. This is a very risky, invasive and expensive surgery that may or may not give you the results you seek.

Through non-invasive myofascial techniques and ergonomic coaching, chiropractors have been successfully treating carpal tunnel syndrome for decades. Dr. Dierdorff has been a certified, accredited Chiropractor for over 13 years and has gained extensive experience in treating a wide range of ailments, including carpal tunnel syndrome. 

At Georgia Injury Network, we aim to blend the skills and experience we’ve acquired from both our formal education and years of serving the Sandy Springs community. We have experience working with worker’s compensation cases and other forms of employee insurance and can guide you through the whole process. Our patient support is second to none, and the care we provide is safe, effective, and backed by science. 

You can recover from your carpal tunnel syndrome. Let our trained professionals guide you back to health and comfort so you can get back to living the life you deserve. Schedule an appointment today.

Get in touch today! Give us a call at (470) 397-1527 or click the button below to request your next appointment.

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