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Neurodynamic technique proves no better than sham treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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March 2013

Neurodynamic technique proves no better than sham treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Vol: 2| Issue: 2| Number:29| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Randomized Sham-Controlled Trial of a Neurodynamic Technique in the Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2009 Oct;39(10):709-23. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2009.3117.

Contributing Authors:
JE Bialosky MD Bishop DD Price ME Robinson KR Vincent SZ George

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Synopsis

40 female patients suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome were randomized to receive neurodynamic technique (NDT) treatment or a sham treatment. This study assessed the efficacy of NDT treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome and attempted to identify the treatments mechanism of action. The results from this study indicated that at 3 weeks, changes in clinical pain intensity and upper arm disability, a...

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