Corticosteroid Injection Clinically Superior to Night-Time Orthosis for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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OrthoEvidence. Corticosteroid Injection Clinically Superior to Night-Time Orthosis for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. ACE Report. 2021;36(1):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13591
Nonsurgical Treatment for Symptomatic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Local Corticosteroid Injection Versus Night OrthosisJ Hand Surg Am. 2021 Apr;46(4): 295-300.
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One hundred patients clinically diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome were randomized to undergo a single corticosteroid injection (n=52) or wrist immobilization with a night-time orthosis for 6 months (n=48). Primary outcomes of interest included the incidence of paresthesia remission at night time, as well the Boston-Levine questionnaire (BLQ) subscales of symptom severity and functional ability...
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