Initial treatment involves resting the wrist and hand for couple of weeks and avoiding movements that may increase symptoms. If inflammation is persistent, use of cool packs may help reduce swelling.
Working tools and tasks can be redesigned to maintain a natural position of worker’s wrist during work. Jobs can be shuffled among workers to avoid repetitive wrist movements.
If you work on a computer, having an adjustable keyboard table and chair with a wrist rest is recommended by doctors.
These are just some of the key prevention and treatment ideas for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. There are many other small and big lifestyle changes that one can easily make to greatly help with addressing the complications related to CTS- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.