Home Remedies for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Purchase a wrist splint at the pharmacy and use it to "rest" your wrist whenever possible. This is especially useful at night when the nerve sensations from carpal tunnel syndrome can keep you from sleeping.
Aspirin, ibuprofen and acetaminophen are all available over the counter and help short term or occasional pain from carpal tunnel syndrome.
Either your physician or a physical therapist can recommend stretching and strengthening exercises for the wrist that can be helpful to alleviate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms.
An ice pack purchased at the pharmacy can be helpful in relieving swelling from carpal tunnel syndrome. You can also make your own with a plastic bag of ice that has a washcloth or towel around it.
Acupuncture, chiropractic care and toga have all shown results in helping with the pain and tingling of carpal tunnel syndrome.