The carpal tunnel is a narrow passage on the palm side of the hand, surrounded by bones and ligaments. Inside that tunnel is a nerve called the median nerve. When the median nerve is compressed, carpal tunnel syndrome causes a tingling sensation and weakness, making the hand and arm numb. Repetitive hand motions, wrist anatomy, and some health conditions can also lead to this syndrome. This condition is treatable, and normal function of the hand can be regained with treatment.
Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome include:
It can be difficult to identify what led to a pressurized median nerve. Some likely causes are:
Those at high risk for developing getting carpal tunnel syndrome include:
Depending upon the symptoms and the condition of the wrist, your doctor might advise the following:
If the condition is caught early, wearing a wrist brace would relieve pain by keeping the wrist straight and reducing pressure on the nerve. HPFY carries a wide range of braces for carpal tunnel.
The Carpal Tunnel Wrist Support manages carpal tunnel by reshaping the soft tissue in and around the carpal tunnel area. It absorbs any stress exerted on the wrist. Worn specifically at night, it enables the user to wake up afresh in the morning after a sound night’s sleep. This comfortable carpal tunnel brace is clinically documented and improves blood flow for quick recovery. It features perforated adhesive straps that enhance breathability and allow for a custom fit.
The Hely & Weber CMC Controller Plus is an ideal product for metacarpal support. It offers pain relief and positions the thumb for proper functioning. It includes a malleable stay that hugs and lifts the metacarpal. Its strap has been designed to make it easy for the wearer to wrap it with one hand. It comes in separate variants for the left and the right hand and is easily trimmable for a custom fit.
Designed to treat pain, swelling, and stiffness from arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, strains, and sprains, this brace is designed with a removable metal bar that provides extra support for pain and severe injuries. D-Ring closure design provides adjustable tension and fits, makes the brace easy to wear and remove, and features a stockinette lining to prevent discomfort while closing the straps. The padded design makes it comfortable while providing ultimate support.
A great choice for weak or injured wrists and carpal tunnel syndrome. A padded liner absorbs moisture and keeps the wrist dry. This brace has a metal palmer stay to ensure that the wrist remains in a neutral position while providing relief from pressure. This brace is easy to wrap with one hand.
An ideal option for those who suffer from wrist sprain, strain, or carpal tunnel syndrome. Made of a durable and breathable canvas making, it is comfortable to wear for long periods. Great for immobilizing the wrist and features a generous opening that allows the thumb to move freely.
Specially lined with Lycra for the ultimate comfort, this brace has a loop/lock closure system to ensure a proper fit. It also features preformed aluminum stays to provide ample support to the wrist. This brace is lightweight, and its breathability feature makes it one of the top-selling carpal tunnel braces.
This brace focuses on comfort and is designed to aid carpal tunnel syndrome, ligament instability, gamekeeper's thumb, and other wrist problems. Durable and lightweight, featuring a malleable volar and thumb stay to offer a custom fit while the contact closure straps make it comfortable and easy to wear.
HPFY has a wide range of quality orthopedic supplies, including hand and wrist braces, elbow support, hip support, calf, shin, thigh support, ankle support, back support, neck support, and many others, depending on the need.
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