I'm a practicing acupuncturist, EFT and use other modalities. Carpel tunnel is not caused by any microorganism. It's cause is simple and in most cases using acupuncture 3 to 5 visits are enough, surgery is not needed, and usually does not help in the long run. One thing that western Science completely overlooks is the emotional aspect to chronic conditions. EFT is very effective for aiding CTS. You can learn about EFT at emofree.com though it is more effective to go to somebody with EFT training. Another very good key to understanding chronic pain conditions is Dr. John Sarno's works. He gets to the root of the problem and has a very high cure rate and has not been thrown into prison yet. I have helped patients overcome CTS with EFT in only one session. Its better than acupuncture for CTS and many other chronic pain conditions.