Mother, 47, claims wearing hair bobbles on her wrist for 30 years led to NERVE DAMAGE
Lisa McLennan, from British Columbia in Canada, has been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome in both wrists and says it's worst on the one she wore hair bands on for years.
This study aimed to synthesize the findings of these individual studies across multiple subspecialties of orthopedic surgery to evaluate the potential discrepancy between how much patients believe orthopedic surgeons are reimbursed and the actual reimbursement rate. We performed a systematic review following the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines to identify studies that report findings of patient perceptions of orthopedic surgeon reimbursement for various procedures. Searches were conducted using MEDLINE through PubMed, Embase, and Scopus. Summary estimates of reimbursem...
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of OrthopaedicsAuthor(s): Jordan Kaplan, Cameron Roth, Eden Koko, Atlee Melillo, David Fuller, Adam Perry
Condition: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Intervention: Other: Median nerve neural mobilization Sponsor: Universidad Europea de Madrid Not yet recruiting
Conditions: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Ibuprofen; Pain Management; Pain, Chronic Intervention: Drug: Ibuprofen tablets Sponsor: Universidad Europea de Madrid Not yet recruiting
Publication date: Available online 28 March 2020Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Tugba Ozsoy-Unubol, Yeliz Bahar-Ozdemir, Ilker Yagci
This longitudinal study aimed at exploring the direct and indirect relationships between organizational, psychosocial, biomechanical, and personal factors and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in French workers. Between 2002 and 2005, 3710 workers were included in the Cosali cohort. Between 2007 and 2010, 1611 workers were re-examined using the same standardized clinical protocol. Subjects free from CTS at baseline were studied (804 men and 563 women). We used structural equation models to examine the relationships between incident CTS cases and organizational (machine-paced work or work pace dependent on customers' demand), ps...
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a fairly common diagnosis in the United States, affecting approximately three to six percent of adults. Symptoms include pain, numbness, and tingling along the thumb, index, and middle fingers. For severe or refractory cases...