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
Investigating the effectiveness of full-time wrist splinting and education in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized controlled trialAm J Occup Ther. 2013 Jul-Aug;67(4):448-59. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2013.006031
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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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