Splinting for symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome during pregnancy.

@article{Courts1995SplintingFS,
  title={Splinting for symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome during pregnancy.},
  author={R B Courts},
  journal={Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists},
  year={1995},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={31-4}
}
  • R B Courts
  • Published 1995 in
    Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the…
OBJECTIVE To determine whether splints are effective in decreasing symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome during pregnancy. METHODS Case series at a military hospital of 82 pregnant women who had symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (135 hands). The author compared the ratings of eight subjective symptoms (tingling, numbness, pain, weakness, wakes you up, drops things, swelling, and stiffness) and grip (Jamar) and pinch (two-point, three-jaw, and key) strengths at the time of referral and 1 week… CONTINUE READING