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This research showed that CTS-induced neuropathic disorders may have symptomatic effects on the surrounding joints, thereby promoting the role of nerve-joint axis in OA pain. The aim of our study was to investigate the effect of CTS on the symptoms and structural severity of HOA in the DIGICOD cohort. Methods DIGICOD is a single-center prospective hospital cohort with 426 patients over 35 years of age with symptomatic HOA . Patients in our analysis were those in the DIGICOD cohort of inclusion in whom the dominant hand and laterality in the case of CTS involvement were known. We compared the demographic, medical, and radiographic characteristics of patients with CTS and those without CTS. Afteradjusting for age and sex, we investigated whether CTS was related to grips strength, pinch strength, and KL score by linear regression model and with a number of joints painful pressures using a negative-binomial model. Patients with CTS were more frequent in obesity and metabolic syndrome than in those without CTS. HOA patients with and without CTS were comparable between HOA patients with and without CTS, at the level of the dominant hand, clinical signs of HOA summation, number of joints with a KL score of u22652, the presence of erosive HOA among HOA patients with and without CTS. Conclusion The risk factors for CTS in HOA are those that are not well known in the general population. Hand osteoarthritis patients of various ages with or without carpal tunnel syndrome may have a relationship between hand function and electrophysiological examination in hand osteoarthritis patients of various ages with or without carpal tunnel syndrome.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2022-eular.331
Background Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common entrapment neuropathy, characterized by sensory and motor disorders. In a sample of patients with CTS with CTS, pain intensity and functionality were assessed, with the intention of investigating the effectiveness of MT and CE rehabilitation procedures. The MT group undertook a rehabilitation program that involved six weeks of MT training and five days/week. The CE group's intervention was supposed to follow the same training program but without a mirror. The MTG showed significant decrease in maximum pain, minimum pain, and average pain in both groups after treatment, with the affected hand experiencing more frequent changes of the MTG compared to that of the CEG. According to this report, mirror neurons stimulation, whether by MT or CE, is helpful in people with unilateral CTS. ** CEG 9 34. 80 2. 70. 70 4. 79 1. 90 * MTG 9 3. 22 1. 60 1. 70 2. 1 * CEG 10 3. 80 1. 70 4. 80 2. 80 * VAS minimum MTG 9 4. 42 1. 60 2. 80 2. 70 1. 80 0. 80 * CEG 10 3. 80 2. 78 ** CEG 10 31. 80 19. 77 * Figures are shown as mean. A systematic review and meta-analysis of movement representation techniques and crosseducation in Argentina, a book by Cuenca-Martu00ednez F, Angulo-Dau00edez F, Le_u00edez-Soln-Partu00ednez F, Angulo-Parte F, Feiju00ednez M, Le 00e1ndez-Part Ajaed X, Le-R, Le e X, Mi, eta report and meta-analysis, X, Feij-part A, F, Fei, Angulo X, Angulo-Part X, Fii X, Le X, U00e1o Paragraph X, A, Leu00e1o D X, U00e1o X, Su00e1o 00e1o-Part X, U00e1o D X, Angulo-Partu00e1e1o3n X, F, A randomised controlled study. Civi Karaaslan T, Berkoz O. Tarakci E. The results of mirror therapy following carpal tunnel syndrome surgery: a randomised controlled study.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2022-eular.3930
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common peripheral nerve compression neuropathy, and is seen by hand therapists most commonly. Patients with carpal tunnel syndrome are seen both in primary and tertiary settings and are referred to medical assistance at various stages of the disease process.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.1177/175899830200700201
BACKGROUND: Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common neuropathy in the upper extremity. OBJECTIVE: We sought to determine the role of BMI, hand, wrist, and finger anthropometric measurements in CTS formation in order to compare these measured variables between control and CTS participants. METHODS: A cross-sectional, case control study with participants recruited from a convenience sample of CTS and referred for anthropometric measurements. The wrist width, wrist depth, wrist circumference, hand index, hand to height index, and wrist index were all significant differences between two groups among the measured and calculated indices. The wrist index, wrist height, and wrist width were the most significant factors in CTS growth in the sample, according to the regression analysis. CONCLUSION: Wrist parameters play a large role in predicting CTS development, although BMI was not identified as an independent risk factor.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.3233/wor-210910
Background: This controlled randomized experiment demonstrated that providing the CTS-6 quantitative diagnostic information to hand surgeons would have a significant effect on the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome. The diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome was aided by the CTS-6 quantitative diagnostic system, particularly for patients with the lowest number of findings associated with carpal tunnel syndrome. Conclusions: Although accurate diagnostic decisions are based on the incorporation of all of the essential findings gathered during the history and physical tests, the CTS-6's findings may help the clinician concentrate their study and revise their diagnostic probabilities.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.1142/s0218810417500150
Background: In electrodiagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome in various degrees of severity, the second lumbrical median-ulnar motor conduction study across wrist is pivotal. A median neuropathy at wrist is diagnosed by 2L-I Median versus ulnar distal motor latency difference of more than 0. 5 milliseconds. The 2L-I Median Ulnar motor conduct study revealed that 70%, 37 clinically suspect CTS hands and 33 years, height, and weight matched non-CTS hands were tested for 70, 37. Difference between CTS and non-CTS hands along with the difference between 2L median DML, CMAP amplitude, duration, and CV between CTS and non-CTS hands, as well as 2L-I Median versus Ulnar DML difference. Dil DML and 2L-I DML difference variables, which were 83. 78 and 93. 91, respectively, demonstrated greater specificity and sensitivity in diagnosing CTS. Conclusion: Other measurements, such as DML, amplitude, duration, and CV, may also play a significant role in CTS evaluation and may be included as part of an electrodiagnostic protocol, according to our conclusion.
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