Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful condition that affects around 3% of the population. it occurs when some places pressure on the median nerve, causing numbness, tingling, and possible weakness in the hand and fingers.
The cause is often long durations typing at a computer or doing another similar repetitive movement. This can be frustrating for the client, especially if their job consists of long hours typing reports or data into their computer. They may have to take time off work to recuperate. Thus, the pressure is on to find a viable treatment protocol.
As a manual therapist, what can you do to help your client with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?