Carpal tunnel syndrome

Common Name(s)

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Description for this condition is not yet available.
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Carpal tunnel syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
Top

How do you compare to others with this condition?

Privately answer questions about your health. Let resources, you select, come to you.

Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives.

 
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Carpal tunnel syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
 
 
Top

Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Carpal tunnel syndrome" returned 429 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Biomechanical risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome: a pooled study of 2474 workers.
 

Author(s): Carisa Harris-Adamson, Ellen A Eisen, Jay Kapellusch, Arun Garg, Kurt T Hegmann, Matthew S Thiese, Ann Marie Dale, Bradley Evanoff, Susan Burt, Stephen Bao, Barbara Silverstein, Linda Merlino, Fred Gerr, David Rempel

Journal: Occup Environ Med. 2015 Jan;72(1):33-41.

 

Between 2001 and 2010, five research groups conducted coordinated prospective studies of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) incidence among US workers from various industries and collected detailed subject-level exposure information with follow-up of symptoms, electrophysiological measures ...

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2014

Go To URL
Effects of varying case definition on carpal tunnel syndrome prevalence estimates in a pooled cohort.
 

Author(s): Matthew S Thiese, Fred Gerr, Kurt T Hegmann, Carisa Harris-Adamson, Ann Marie Dale, Bradley Evanoff, Ellen A Eisen, Jay Kapellusch, Arun Garg, Susan Burt, Stephen Bao, Barbara Silverstein, Linda Merlino, David Rempel

Journal: Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Dec;95(12):2320-6.

 

To analyze differences in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) prevalence using a combination of electrodiagnostic studies (EDSs) and symptoms using EDS criteria varied across a range of cutpoints and compared with symptoms in both ≥1 and ≥2 median nerve-served digits.

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

Go To URL
Effect of Linum usitatissimum L. (linseed) oil on mild and moderate carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial.
 

Author(s): Mohammad Hashem Hashempur, Kaynoosh Homayouni, Alireza Ashraf, Alireza Salehi, Mohsen Taghizadeh, Mojtaba Heydari

Journal:

 

Carpal tunnel syndrome is known as the most common entrapment neuropathy. Conservative treatments cannot reduce the symptomatic severity satisfactorily; therefore, effectiveness of Linum usitatissimum L. (linseed) oil on carpal tunnel syndrome, as a complementary treatment, was evaluated ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

Go To URL

Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Carpal tunnel syndrome" returned 35 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Neurography for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome].
 

Author(s): Kari Todnem, Trond Sand

Journal: Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen.. 2013 Jan;133(2):170-3.

 

A number of evidence-based guidelines now recommend that a nerve conduction study should be used to confirm the existence of carpal tunnel syndrome before any surgery takes place.

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2013

Go To URL
[Neurophysiological advances in carpal tunnel syndrome: process of central sensitisation or local neuropathy].
 

Author(s): R Ortega-Santiago, A I de-la-Llave-Rincon, S Laguarta-Val, A Martinez-Perez, J A Pareja, C Fernandez-de-Las-Penas

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2012 Apr;54(8):490-6.

 

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is considered a simple entrapment of the median nerve at the carpal tunnel. In the last years, several studies have demonstrated the presence of peripheral and central sensitization mechanisms.

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2012

Go To URL
Osteopathic manipulative medicine for carpal tunnel syndrome.
 

Author(s): Gilbert Siu, J Douglas Jaffe, Maryum Rafique, Michael M Weinik

Journal: J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2012 Mar;112(3):127-39.

 

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is 1 of the most common peripheral nerve entrapment disorders. Osteopathic manipulative medicine can be invaluable in diagnosing and managing CTS. Combined with a patient's history and a standard physical examination, an osteopathic structural examination ...

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2012

Go To URL
 
 
Top

Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

There are currently no related results available in GeneReviews.

 
 
Top

Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome With Dynamic Splinting
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 10 May 2008

Go to URL

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2014

Go to URL
The Effect of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2014

Go to URL