Carpal tunnel or carpal tunnel-like symptoms are caused by irritation to the median nerve. This nerve starts at the neck and travels down the entire arm and into the fingers. The median nerve has to be able to floss through the muscles when you move. If you have adhesion (think of it as glue) connecting the nerve and muscle together, then the nerve cannot slide. This will cause pain, numbness, and tingling into the hand. At Muscle and Joint Chiropractic we break down the “glue” holding the nerve and muscle together using MAR and IAR. If you are experiencing pain, tingling, or numbness into your hand, click the button below to schedule an exam.
Muscle adhesion is the most common source of pain and stiffness and the most underdiagnosed.
Dr. Phipps is a level 5 Integrative Diagnosis provider and an expert at diagnosing and treating adhesions. He is able to localize and break down adhesions using his hands. Reducing the adhesions will restore normal strength, flexibility, and movement, eliminating pain and improving the performance of the muscle.