carpal tunnel syndrome


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a painful disorder caused by compression of a nerve in the carpal tunnel

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Biochemical evaluation of serum and flexor tenosynovium in carpal tunnel syndrome.
22] Statistically significant increase in F wave latencies of median and ulnar nerves was noted in the CTS group as the carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) provides a model for analyzing the effects of focal nerve injury on F waves.
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is defined as a constellation of clinical symptoms and signs caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist 1.
The percentage of women with carpal tunnel syndrome increased from 11 percent at baseline to 16 percent within six months of aromatase inhibitor treatment.
Since, in patients suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome, the median nerve is more than twice (2.
Bland JD, Rudolfer SM- Clinical surveillance of carpal tunnel syndrome in two areas of the United Kingdom, 1991-2001 J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2003;74(12):1674-9.
Comparison of three conservative treatment protocols in carpal tunnel syndrome.
Carpal tunnel syndrome in occupational medicine practice.
People are much more aware of carpal tunnel syndrome, and proper ergonomic adjustments have been made in offices," said Dr.
Fortunately, doctors can easily and effectively treat carpal tunnel syndrome, says Dr.
Traditionally, the casting facility performed its deburring manually with hand-held tools, but these can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome and permanent numbness when workers are subjected to the constant vibrations, high contact forces and contorted positions characteristic of hand-held tools.
The Schatz Technique offers chapters specific to arthritic pain, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, ear pain, knee pain, "logger's hand", neck pain, rotator cuff syndrome, sprained ankle, tennis elbow, and many other types.
In the clinical trials, volunteers who took growth hormone experienced significantly more swelling in joints and extremities, more carpal tunnel syndrome, and more joint pain than did participants who received a placebo.
A neurologist studied her nerves and diagnosed bilateral moderate carpal tunnel syndrome.
The sensitivity of the scratch-collapse test in subjects with carpal tunnel syndrome was 75%, compared with 37% for Tinel's sign and 47% for Phalen's test.