Yoga Stretches for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

As we’ve mentioned on this blog several times, carpal tunnel is a very common orthopaedic injury, especially among those who spend the majority of their day working at their desk on a computer. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which there is excessive pressure on the median nerve. This pressure can lead to obvious pain, numbness, tingling, weakness or muscle damage in the hand and fingers. If you are feeling these pains currently, you are not alone.

There are several non-surgical treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome. However, before you go for treatment, try some of these simple yoga stretches to help ease the pain you are experiencing. Please watch the video below for stretching tips. After a couple of weeks using these techniques, you are still feeling any pain in that area, it is important to see an orthopeadist for further treatment.

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