NCCAOM Approved: 12 PDA points




This course will guide you to providing a very thorough and skilled Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Neuro Muscular Therapy treatment. You will be able to help your client lessen or completely relieve his or her pain, improve their posture, increase grip strength, increase flexibility, and help minimize their stress.They will certainly be very grateful for hopefully avoiding surgery altogether, and can now recommend you highly as a therapist with valuable skills.


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a painful condition, which affects the fibrous tissues and nerves that surround the wrist. This can cause quite a bit of pain and limitation of hand movements. The stress and strain of constant everyday movements can affect the nine tendons that run through the carpal tunnel.


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome has affected 5 million workers in the United States. Learning to be effective in helping relieve the symptoms of CTS for your client is very rewarding. Imagine how grateful they will be when their pain is relieved!


You might think that CTS occurs only in people that write or use the computer all day long. There are many other occupations that can contribute to CTS. Below is a list of just a few occupations that have a higher rate of contributing to CTS:


  • Meat, Fish, and Poultry workers
  • Movers
  • Automotive repair
  • Janitorial workers
  • Carpenters
  • Cyclists
  • Tennis Players
  • Weight Lifters
  • Accountants
  • Musicians
  • Massage Therapist
  • People that use machines that vibrate like a jack hammer
  • Homemakers that do a lot of cooking, sewing, crocheting, and needlepoint can be at risk also

Prevention and Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome