ATHLETIC EDGE
Sports Medicine
Sports Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation
 540 BRYANT ST, PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 815-6552

Voted Best Sports Therapy Clinic in the San Francisco Bay Area 2010-2016!

Massage Therapy For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do You Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Do you have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? This pain pattern can cause loss of grip strength in your hand or electrical pain in your wrist & hand. This repetitive stress injury is often caused from inflammation of the median nerve under the carpal tunnel (flexor retinaculum ligaments of the wrist). But did you know that the origin of this pain could be from an impingement pattern in your neck and chest called Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.

Massage Therapy Can Help!
At Athletic Edge, we understand that carpal tunnel syndrome can be painful and mentally challenging…and we’re here to help! Our massage therapists are skilled in injury rehab and pain relief.



Causes of Carpal Tunnel or Wrist Pain
So why is your median nerve inflamed? Often the cause is from muscular tension in the flexors and extensors of your wrist muscles. But why are these muscles so tight? Are there imbalances in the neural pathway that feed your arm…like in your neck, chest or upper arm? Or maybe there is scar tissue surrounding the nerve or around your wrist causing more rubbing and friction than necessary? Possibly you hold too much tension in your wrist when you use it at your job or in your sport? Any combination of these examples can cause your pain.

Why Choose Athletic Edge?
We can help you! We’ll review your posture and help assess the actual cause of your pain because it’s likely that your wrist pain has been slowly building over time. We will also explain when to use ice or heat and will provide stretches and recommendations to help get you feeling better.
Our therapists are trained to assess the cause of your carpal tunnel pain and to unwind the pattern. We will provide the right treatment for you, whether it's myofascial release, trigger point therapy, a series of muscle energy techniques or active stretching and release.

Our Experience
In addition to working with many local athletes and professional sports teams, the staff at Athletic Edge works in conjunction with doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists, acupuncturists and other health care professionals to provide our clients with the highest level of care possible. We have treated everything from pulled muscles, whiplash and joint pain to scoliosis, carpal tunnel syndrome and severe nerve pain.

Questions About How We Can Help With Your Carpal Tunnel Pain?

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