Mr Jeremy Read
Hand & Wrist Surgeon
Private Secretary 07565 446713
NHS Secretary 01923 217155
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 temporary relief.
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.
Carpal Tunnel Treatments