If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
If you have pain, tingling, and other problems in your hand because of carpal tunnel syndrome, you can take steps to help the pain.
Steps to relieve pain and reduce swelling include:
Other lifestyle changes such as losing weight, quitting smoking, reducing the amount of alcohol you drink, and controlling medical conditions, such as diabetes, may help relieve your symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome related to swelling.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Herbert von Schroeder, MD, MSc, FRCSC - Hand and Microvascular Surgery|
|Last Revised||October 2, 2012|
Last Revised: October 2, 2012
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