Homeopathic Remedies for
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a narrow band made of fibrous tissue, which gives support to wrist. Through this band median nerve bones and ligaments pass through it . Whenever there is swelling in the tissues of carpal tunnel it leads to the compression of the median nerve and hence the whole syndrome or symptomatology of carpal tunnel syndrome starts to take place, i.e pain , numbness, weakness and tingling sensation in hand or fingers.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by variety of factors that lead to repeated trauma to the tissues inside carpal tunnel.
It is quite common to find the carpal tunnel syndrome in people who perform repetitive movements of hands and of wrist. Carpal tunnel is most common in people who use computers. Typing is one of the most common causes that lead to Carpal tunnel syndrome. Other mechanical jobs that may lead to the development of carpal tunnel syndrome are driving vehicles, sewing, using hand tools ( especially those vibrate – carpenters are at high risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome), writing, piano players and other musical instruments .
Homeopathic Remedies for Carpal tunnel syndrome
The main Homeopathic medicines for treating carpal tunnel syndrome are Ruta , Causticum , Hypericum and Arnica .
When to use Homeopathic remedy Causticum for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Causticum ranks the top . The main symptoms are weakness in hands , numbness and loss of sensation in hands and fingers.
It is more indicated when the Carpal tunnel syndrome has increased to level where there is excessive weakness in the hands and the muscles of the hand have atrophied . For causticum to be given in a case of carpal tunnel syndrome the palmar side of had should have flattish appearnce ( reduction in musculature of hand ).
Using Ruta as For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Ruta Graveolens is one of the best homeopathic medicines for treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome .
It is used when there is tendonitis from overuse of wrist or after a sudden strain or fracture of the wrist.
Arnica and Hypericum also come in handy when there is an injury relating to the onset of carpal tunnel syndrome .
Credit to: Dr. Vikas Sharma MD
Information contained in this article should not be taken as individual medical advice, nor is it intended as a substitute for consulting your medical practitioner and/or healthcare practitioner.
Be sure to consult a Licensed Homeopath before starting any new remedy protocol.