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Occupational Therapy Insights

Jul 31, 2018

Occupational Therapists often treat carpal tunnel syndrome, this study guide sheds light on protocols, research, and techniques, to enlighten OT’s/OTA’s on the treatment process. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. The condition occurs when one of the major nerves to the hand — the median nerve — is squeezed or compressed as it travels through the wrist. In most patients, carpal tunnel syndrome gets worse over time, so early diagnosis and treatment are important. In this study guide you will find:

1. Graphical Reviews & Exercises

2. Quality Measures for the Diagnosis and Non-Operative Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Occupational Settings – Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation

3. Standard of Care: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - BRIGHAM & WOMEN’S HOSPITAL, Department of Rehabilitation Services

4. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Workplace Guidelines for Disability Duration

5. Conservative Care Options for Occupational Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

6. Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Evidence-Based Intervention after Carpal Tunnel Release. Literature Review – Journal of Novel Physiotherapies

7. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? – Arthritis Research UK

8. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Overview