Carpal Tunnel Exercise - Physiotherapy and Hand Therapy Singapore
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Carpal tunnel exercises are prescribed to a patient who has sustained carpal tunnel syndrome (to see what carpal tunnel syndrome is, go here), a form of repetitive strain injury.
Essentially, it is caused by repetitive damage or trauma at the level
of the wrist, at the carpal tunnel (hence the name, and the compression
of the nerve gives rise to the condition, which results in numbness and
weakness in the palm, and hand.
and hand therapists, we have a large role to play in the management of
patients with such an injury, such as splinting, educating for lifestyle
factors modification, worksite assessment and change to better suits tasks and environment to the worker.
are two main carpal tunnel exercises that we prescribe to our patients
with carpal tunnel syndrome, or those who have had the carpal tunnel
release surgery done, which are:
1) Passive range of motion
of the wrist and hand and fingers, where you, using your unaffected
hand, stretch the affected hand in providing passive extension and
flexion to the wrist and fingers.
2) Median nerve gliding exercises (see picture inset)
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Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough
assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to
help you recover. They then provide
expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific
exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term
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For the median nerve glide CTS exercise, you should do it ideally every
hour, and each time you feel that the numbness or tingling sensation
comes, but honestly, exercises do disrupt your lifestyle in a way, so
what we recommend is a combination of management approaches to relieve
the symptoms and problems of carpal tunnel syndrome such as 3-5 times
exercise a day + use of splinting to protect + lifestyle modification;
and when all are used in combination, their effect as a whole becomes
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