Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

People in a variety of careers, such as typists, janitors, assembly line workers, and seamstresses, are at risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome. Although carpal tunnel syndrome is not life-threatening, if left untreated, it can cause painful and permanent nerve damage. Because of this, when someone suspects that they might be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome, they should seek treatment as soon as possible.

However, many people are not financially able to take time off work or pay for the treatment that is necessary for their recovery. Fortunately, the Raleigh workers’ compensation attorneys of Scudder & Hedrick, PLLC, can help you file a workers’ compensation claim to pursue the financial assistance you need at this time. Contact us today at 919-851-3311 to discuss how we can help you pursue workers’ comp benefits.

Treatment Options

Depending on the severity of a person’s carpal tunnel, the treatment that they should pursue will vary. The most commonly used treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome include:

  • Rest
  • Stretching and exercising the wrists
  • Modifying activities
  • Medications, such as Vitamin B6 and anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Surgery

An experienced medical professional will be able to guide you to the treatment option that is best for you.

Contact Us

Not knowing how to file a workers’ compensation claim or being uncertain of whether or not you are able to file such a claim should not stop you from pursuing the benefits you need. Speak with the Raleigh workers’ compensation attorneys of Scudder & Hedrick, PLLC, about your claim and how we may be able to help you by calling 919-851-3311 today.