Your Osteopath may offer manipulation and mobilisation treatment for your condition since there is evidence to suggest that this approach can aid the mid-term and long-term recovery of shoulder girdle pain and dysfunction.
Any swelling in the region, from any cause, will, therefore, tend to compress the median nerve and interfere with the conduction of nerve impulses. The result is numbness and tingling, sometimes even pain, in the half of the hand on the thumb side which is supplied by the nerve.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can affect both wrists, and typically affects women more than men. It usually favours the dominant hand first, often producing more severe pain.