As hard as it may be to remember, pain can have a purpose. Sudden, onset pain can be your body’s way of shouting, “Hey, we don’t like that position, you might get hurt!” Pain can be a reminder of your body’s need to heal. Pain can also be an indicator there is something wrong and your body needs help to repair and restore back to normal function. Whatever the case may be, when pain lasts longer than an injury may take to heal, your body is facing chronic pain and may need our help.
Of all the pain we’ve discussed in our pain series, carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most concentrated and isolated pains we can treat. Carpal tunnel syndrome manifests itself in a few different ways and we have a few recommendations for the best ways to relieve pain.