Ultrasound, cryo-ultrasound, & extracorporeal shock wave therapies for carpal tunnel
Extracorporeal shock wave therapy and ultrasound therapy improve pain and function in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. A randomized controlled trialEur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2015 Oct;51(5):521-8. Epub 2015 Feb 20.
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25 patients (42 wrists) with mild or moderate carpal tunnel syndrome were randomized to receive one of three conservative therapies: ultrasound (US), cryo-ultrasound (cryo-US), or extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT). The purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of treatments in terms of carpal tunnel symptom relief, and determine if ESWT was more effective than the comparative treat...
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