Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (cont.)
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Other Carpal Tunnel Therapy
Physical therapy can be particularly useful after carpal tunnel surgery. Therapy can reduce swelling, stiffness, and pain after surgery. Therapy can also help to restore strength after surgery. Not everyone needs therapy after surgery, but for some, it can be very helpful.
Follow-up for Carpal Tunnel
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Prevention
Avoiding smoking, maintaining an appropriate weight, and regularly exercising may help prevent the onset of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Modification of workstations, keyboards, and tools has been attempted to try to prevent the development of carpal tunnel syndrome. Whether these ergonomic interventions help is unknown. Appropriate treatment of wrist arthritis, when present, can prevent or treat carpal tunnel syndrome.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Prognosis
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/18/2016
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