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CarpalAID Questions

What is CarpalAID?

CarpalAID is a specially designed strip that adheres to the palm of the affected hand using 3M medical grade adhesive which pull up the skin of the palm of the hand along with the underneath soft tissue (negative pressure) and release the pressure on the Median nerve and relieve the pain.   

Why is CarpalAID different from other supposed treatments?

CarpalAID is quite different from any other devices currently available in the marketplace and is the only product that works directly on carpal tunnel syndrome.

Braces, gloves and splints are just for wrapping or immobilizing the hand and has nothing to do with relieving the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome.

NSAIDs may help to temporarily relieve pain because they work to reduce swelling but long-term use of NSAIDs because of the side effects is not recommended.

Steroid injections generally work to relieve the pain but the result may not be immediate and the injection will need to be repeated as often as safe and practicable or as recommended by your medical practitioner. 

Is there any medication on a Carpal AID strip?

There is no medication of any type on CarpalAID. It works by creating a negative pressure on Median nerve and relieves the excruciating pain of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Can I resume my work when I’m wearing CarpalAID?

Yes! Once properly positioned on the palm of the affected hand, you will find that the same motions that caused you the pain will not any longer.  You can also, just wear it at night most people do that as to not interfere with their daily activities.  Just make sure that it stays dry so as to remain in place for it to work properly. 

Can I bathe or swim when I’m wearing CarpalAID?

It is best to try to limit exposure to water or other liquids during the period you are wearing the CarpalAID strip. If it does get wet to the point of coming off, simply remove, wash and dry your hands very well and apply a new strip.

How many days will I have to wear it before I feel relief?

First of all, you can wear it any time you feel pain, in the first 10 to 20 minutes you should feel the difference.   Complete relief depends on the seriousness of your carpal tunnel syndrome. In most cases people report that wearing it overnight they have no pain the following day.  By just using the product for only a few weeks you may not need to wear every night… two  to three times a week might be enough.  Just please make sure to locate the patch in the right place of your palm as shown on the diagram. Consecutive days, and then every other day and then once a week, etc., may do the trick for you. Continue to apply if you feel the pain starting to reappear. See what works for your particular situation and your pain tolerance. For better directions how to apply the CarpalAID strip properly, watch the video on the website.

Does CarpalAID cure carpal tunnel syndrome?

Carpal tunnel syndrome cannot be cured; however, there are temporary ways including resting the affected hand, taking anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) or steroid injections, the use of cold packs, or a splint to restrict movement of the hand. Any of these may give some short lasting relief but compare to all others Carpal Aid is the simplest and most effective way to get the temporary relief, in extremely difficult cases, physicians may suggest surgery.

Is CarpalAID safe?

CarpalAID is recognized to be safe for most people. There are no drugs involved and it is not an invasive treatment to help alleviate the pain, the adhesive is used on CarpalAID is a 3M medical grade however 3 percent of people may be allergic some type of adhesive. 

In our clinical study, the results were amazing. 70% of the people in the trial had fantastic, pain alleviating results. It is generally recognized that in most trials, if there is only 50% success that product is a huge winner! You need to try it to see if it helps relieve your pain.

How do I apply CarpalAID? When I use CarpalAID is there anything that I need to do before applying it?

Completely wash and dry your hands two times, making sure there is no water left on your hands, dry thoroughly. Then apply the strip as instructed (SEE DIAGRAM IN PACKAGE).

The right way to apply CarpalAID is to line it up at the deepest area of your palm with the adhesive strip on the CarpalAID patch, It may look crooked but that’s the way it should be, just follow the diagram and you should be OK.

Once applied, try not to wash your hands or if you do try to keep the adhesive dry but you can simply remove the patch, wash your hands and apply a new patch.

Have there been any clinical studies on Carpal AID?

Yes! We had a clinical study done and the result was quite astounding. 70% of the people in the trial had fantastic results and were thrilled because they found relief. Generally, in clinical trials, if there is only a 50% rate of success, the product is considered a huge winner.

How was CarpalAID invented?

The inventor of CarpalAID is a product developer and as a carpal tunnel syndrome sufferer, he developed this patch for himself, several years ago he had surgery on his right hand to eliminate the tremendous pain from carpal tunnel syndrome.  His doctor recommended that he have surgery on his left hand as well.  Having such a horrible experience with the first surgery, he decided to find a way to release the pressure from Median nerve and relief the pain.  after several attempts he finally came up with a patch which does the job and so, CarpalAID was created.

For a few years he was just using the patch for himself and sharing it with a few friends who were suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome.  Since there are SO many carpal tunnel syndrome sufferers, he decided to share his invention to help people avoid this surgery and relieve their pain.

To this day he is so grateful and self-satisfied that he is able to share this revolutionary device with people all over the world.

Can the CarpalAID patch be worn during the daytime? 

The CarpalAID patch could be worn anytime that you feel pain.

Does CarpalAID come in different sizes? 

CarpalAID comes in two sizes, for smaller hands and for larger hands.  Both sizes work identically the same!  If you get the wrong size, don’t worry it will still work perfectly.  Some women with smaller hands complain that the patch overlaps their hands.  That is why we made a smaller version. Smaller hands can also wear the larger size. It is just a preference either way. 

Is there a Right Hand and a Left Hand Version of CarpalAID?

NO CarpalAID works identically on both hands.

Can I open and close my hand while I am wearing the CarpalAID patch?

Absolutely, it will actually multiple the effectiveness of the patch, by closing your hand you are increasing the negative pressure and it helps to relieve the pain faster.

Is it comfortable to wear the CarpalAID patch overnight?

Yes, as soon as you apply it, you do not feel that you have anything in your palm.  The result is a deep and comfortable sleep… All night long

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