Splinting for carpal tunnel syndrome.

  title={Splinting for carpal tunnel syndrome.},
  author={Matthew James Page and Nicola M Massy-Westropp and Denise A. O'Connor and Veronica Jean Pitt},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition where one of two main nerves in the wrist is compressed, which can lead to pain in the hand, wrist and sometimes arm, and numbness and tingling in the thumb, index and long finger. Splinting is usually offered to people with mild to moderate symptoms. However, the effectiveness and duration of the benefit of splinting for this condition remain unknown. OBJECTIVES To compare the effectiveness of splinting for carpal tunnel syndrome with no… CONTINUE READING
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