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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Health Center

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Treatment Overview

The goal of treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome is to allow you to return to your normal function and activities and to prevent nerve damage and loss of muscle strength in your fingers and hand.

Treatment options include:

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Should I Have Surgery?

What to think about

Treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome is based on the seriousness of the condition, whether there is any nerve damage, and whether other treatment has helped. If your symptoms are mild, 1 to 2 weeks of home treatment are likely to relieve your symptoms.

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Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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