Physical therapy provides short-term pain benefits over surgical treatment for CTS
Vol: 5| Issue: 2| Number:17| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Manual Physical Therapy Versus Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Randomized Parallel-Group TrialJ Pain. 2015 Nov;16(11):1087-94
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120 women were randomly assigned to receive either physical therapy utilizing manual therapy consisting of desensitizing the central nervous system or surgical treatment for the management of carpal tunnel syndrome. The purpose of this study was to determine whether physical therapy involving manual therapy produced comparable patient outcomes in terms of pain and function compared to surgical tre...
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