What can I do to relieve carpel tunnel syndrome?

Dr. Prosper A. Benhaim, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon

To relieve carpal tunnel syndrome you can try conservative, nonsurgical management, such as:

  • activity modification
  • avoiding repetitive motions
  • ergonomic positioning of a computer workstation
  • use of voice recognition software
  • altering use of a computer mouse to one that is better tolerated
  • use of a splint at night
  • maintaining the wrist in extension
  • preventing wrist flexion while sleeping
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

A paraffin bath is one way to relieve carpel tunnel syndrome.

Watch the video to find out from Dr. Oz what else you can do to relieve carpel tunnel syndrome.


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