The goal of treatment is to ease symptoms. This can be done by:

  • Stopping or limiting activities that make the problem worse
  • Easing pressure on the median nerve
  • Treating pain

Treatment may include:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryAlternative and complementary therapiesOther treatments

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review Board James P. Cornell, MD
  • Review Date: 09/2019 -
  • Update Date: 11/25/2019 -