Patients' Preferred and Retrospectively Perceived Levels of Involvement During Decision-Making Regarding Carpal Tunnel Release
- Carpal tunnel syndrome patients prefer to share decision-making with their physicians. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;8/12/2011, Vol. 21, p782
The article presents a study by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons which reveals the preference of patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) to share the making of decision with their physicians.
- Percutaneous Neuroplasty. RUSSO, SAM // Naturopathic Doctor News & Review;Jul2015, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p20
The article presents a case study of Allen, 59-year-old Caucasian construction contractor, diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome and was given percutaneous neuroplasty (PN), pain management technique for pain due to epidural adhesions of the spine. Topics discussed pathology of nerve adhesion...
- Clinical Assessment. Lowe, Whitney // Massage Magazine;Apr2013, Issue 203, p42
The article focuses on the efficacy of a particular massage protocol in the treatment of Carpal tunnel syndrome provides important confirmation on treating the condition with soft-tissue therapy. It mentions soft-tissue therapy as a best method for median-nerve compression during the arrival of...
- Nerve Compression Syndromes of the Upper Extremity: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehabilitation. MANSURIPUR, P. KAVEH; DEREN, MATTHEW E.; KAMAL, ROBIN // Rhode Island Medical Journal;May2013, Vol. 96 Issue 5, p37
Nerve compression syndromes of the upper extremity, including carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, posterior interosseous syndrome and radial tunnel syndrome, are common in the general population. Diagnosis is made based on patient complaint and history as well as specific exam and...
- Understanding CTS. Bowman, Jennifer // Physical Therapy Products;May2007, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p20
The article offers information on carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in the U.S. CTS is a common problem affecting the hand and wrist. This medical condition starts when the median nerve gets squeezed inside the carpal tunnel of the wrist. It is the most common and widely known of the entrapment...
- The Effects of Low Intensity Laser on Clinical and Electrophysiological Parameters of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Mansoor Rayegani, Seyed; Hasan Bahrami, Mohammad; Eliaspour, Darisuh; Ahmad Raeissadat, Seyed; Shafi Tabar Samakoosh, Mostafa; Sedihgipour, Leyla; Kargozar, Elham // Journal of Lasers in Medical Sciences;Autumn2013, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p182
Introduction: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is the most common type of entrapment neuropathy. Conservative therapy is usually considered as the first step in the management of CTS. Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is among the new physical modalities, which has shown therapeutic effects in CTS. The...
- CORR Insights: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Impairs Thumb Opposition and Circumduction Motion. Hagert, Elisabet // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Aug2014, Vol. 472 Issue 8, p2534
The article comments on the article "Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Impairs Thumb Opposition and Circumduction Motion" by Marquardt and colleagues that was published in the previous issue. Topics discussed include the effect of carpal tunnel syndrome on thumb kinematics providing a new insight to...
- Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome depends on many variables. // Orthopedics Today;Sep2012, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p66
The article presents an interview with Barry P. Simmons, chief of the Hand and Upper Extremity at Brigham & Womenâ€™s Hospital, who discusses the etiology and treatment of the carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Carpal tunnel syndrome patients prefer to share decision-making with their physicians. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;8/12/2011, Vol. 21, p784
The article offers information on the study of carpal tunnel syndrome, wherein, results show that patients prefer to share decision-making with their physicians.