Does anyone have any thoughts, ideas, experience with "alternative" therapies for ganglion cysts? I'd prefer not to go the surgery route if I don't have to. I'm a 54 year old highly active female and recently I have been afflicted with both carpal tunnel syndrome and now two ganglion cysts on my right thumb just below the nail. I have always been very healthy and I just don't know what gives. Any input would be appreciated. Thank you.