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Electroacupuncture and splinting versus splinting alone to treat carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized controlled trial

OPEN CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne | 9 Jun 2016

VC Chung, RS Ho, S Liu, MK Chong, AW Leung, BH Yip, SM Hon, BC Zee, JC Wu, RW Sit, AY Lau and SY Wong
Abstract
The effectiveness of acupuncture for managing carpal tunnel syndrome is uncertain, particularly in patients already receiving conventional treatments (e.g., splinting). We aimed to assess the effects of electroacupuncture combined with splinting.
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Syndromes, Effectiveness, Median nerve, Acupuncture, Randomized controlled trial, Wrist, Carpal tunnel, Carpal tunnel syndrome
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