No treatment. Some cases of CTS especially those related to pregnancy may resolve with no
treatment, particularly after the baby is born.
Night splints. A removable splint used at night can help relieve symptoms in many cases, without the
need for more treatment.
Steroid injection. An injection of a steroid into the space of the carpal tunnel can help to relieve
swelling or inflammation around the tendons that may be compressing the nerve. This may only be a
Carpal tunnel release. A surgical procedure to release the fibrous roof of the carpal tunnel which
takes the pressure off the nerve by creating more space.