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Volume:36 Issue:1 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #13591
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

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

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Nonsurgical Treatment for Symptomatic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Local Corticosteroid Injection Versus Night Orthosis

J Hand Surg Am. 2021 Apr;46(4): 295-300.

Contributing Authors: VY de Moraes Jr Queiroz J J Raduan-Neto M Fernandes A Okamura JC Belloti

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Synopsis

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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