Continuous low-level heat wrap therapy is effective for treating wrist pain.

@article{Michlovitz2004ContinuousLH,
  title={Continuous low-level heat wrap therapy is effective for treating wrist pain.},
  author={Susan L Michlovitz and Larysa Hun and Geetha N. Erasala and David A Hengehold and Kurt W. Weingand},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2004},
  volume={85 9},
  pages={1409-16}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of continuous low-level heat wrap therapy for the treatment of various sources of wrist pain including strain and sprain (SS), tendinosis (T), osteoarthritis (OA), and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). DESIGN Prospective, randomized, parallel, single-blind (investigator), placebo-controlled, multicenter clinical trial. SETTING Two community-based research facilities. PARTICIPANTS Ninety-three patients (age range, 18-65 y) with wrist pain. INTERVENTION… CONTINUE READING

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