What Can I Do To Ease the Pain Temporarily?
Place the hand in the neutral non-flexed position and avoid bending the wrist.
If you have pain that may be associated with this syndrome, apply an ice pack or cold compress to the wrist to help reduce any inflammation and thereby decrease the pain. Use the compress for 20 to 30 minute periods with at least a 30 minute interval between each application.
For chronic pain, apply moist heat to the wrist. Use the heat for 20-minute periods with at least a 30-minute interval between each application.