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The Evaluation of the Effects of Low-level Laser Therapy on Pain, Function, Muscle Strength, and Electroneuromyographic Tests in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.182
Synopsis: 
The aim of this article was to evaluate the effects of Low-level laser therapy in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. This treatment was not superior from its sham application combined standard physiotherapy programme.

ABSTRACT

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the effects of Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). In addition, the study aimed to address the gap in the literature on combined treatments by assessing the additional healing effect of LLLT when combined with physiotherapy interventions.

Accepted: 
29 Nov, 2016
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e-Published: 06 Dec, 2016

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Chronic Lunate Dislocation: An Unusual Cause of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome—Avoiding Diagnostic Pitfalls and Synopsis of Management Options

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.479
Pages: 
452-6

 
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Accepted: 
30 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 22 Mar, 2016

Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release in Jamaica – Seven Years Experience

Issue: 
Pages: 
158–62
Synopsis: 
Carpal tunnel surgery by endoscopic release affords fast resolution of symptoms and early return to work.


ABSTRACT

Objective: To assess the patient profile and outcome of treatment, by endoscopic release, of patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.

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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013
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