Carpal tunnel syndrome as a repetitive motion disorder.

  title={Carpal tunnel syndrome as a repetitive motion disorder.},
  author={Robert M. Szabo},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  • Robert M. Szabo
  • Published 1998 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research
The incidence of repetitive motion disorders is increasing and in 1990 comprised 48% of all reported workplace illnesses (up from 18% in 1980). Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most prevalent disease classified as a repetitive motion disorder, thus making its prevention and management an occupational health and safety priority. The clinical picture of carpal tunnel syndrome, pain and paresthesias on the palmar radial aspect of the hand, often worse at night, and/or exacerbated by repetitive… CONTINUE READING