Treating Wrist & Hand Pain at Osteopathy Bern
Wrist & Hand pain
Wrist and hand pain often go hand in hand together due to their close proximity. It is often caused by repetitive movements or injuries to the region. However, did you know that the worldwide most common non-traumatic injury to the wrist is carpal tunnel syndrome? It affects up to 10% of people who work in adminstration and manufacturing. It affects overall more women than men.
Did you know that Capral Tunnel Syndrome is the most commonly occuring compression syndrome worldwide with women being more affected than men?
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Some common causes of Wrist & Hand Pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Repetitive movements causing pressure on the wrist (work an a computer, cycling, manual workers)
- Discs injuries causing pain in the arm and hand
- Arthritis of the wrist and and fingers
- Underlying pathologies
- Pregnancy (due to swelling)
- Local cysts
How Osteopathie Bern helps You
At Osteopathy Bern our first goal is to help you gain a better understanding of your symptoms in order to come up with an individual treatment plan for you. We use a variety of manual techniques to reduce tension on affected soft tissues (muscles, tendons, connective tissue) and we aim to help you maintain mobility by mobilising affected joints and surrounding structures. Furthermore, life style advice will be given so that you know some tools for how to cope in daily life.
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