AAHS 2015: Unrestrained motion vs. splinting following open carpal tunnel release surgery
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OrthoEvidence. AAHS 2015: Unrestrained motion vs. splinting following open carpal tunnel release surgery. ACE Report. 2015;4(2):32. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7505
Early Active Motion Versus Protective Splinting Following Open Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
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162 patients who underwent open carpal tunnel release were randomized to be splinted for two weeks postoperatively, or to receive no splinting. The purpose of this study was to examine whether there was a difference in outcome between the two practices. Outcome measures were Visual Analog Pain Scale, Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire, the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand Questionnaire,...
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