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Volume:2 Issue:9 Number:10 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #5342
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

An 8-week splint and education intervention effectively alleviates carpal tunnel symptoms


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OrthoEvidence. An 8-week splint and education intervention effectively alleviates carpal tunnel symptoms. ACE Report. 2013;2(9):10. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5342

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Investigating the effectiveness of full-time wrist splinting and education in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized controlled trial

Am J Occup Ther. 2013 Jul-Aug;67(4):448-59. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2013.006031

Contributing Authors: B Hall HC Lee H Fitzgerald B Byrne A Barton AH Lee

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Synopsis

62 patients with carpal tunnel syndrome were randomized to receive either an 8-week conservative intervention consisting of full-time splint wearing and an educational component, or a control group (no intervention) to determine the effects of this intervention on symptom alleviation. Results indicated that the treatment group displayed significantly better pain scores, function scores, grip stren...

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