The Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Using Thumb Pressure Along the Median Nerve
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00634699|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 13, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 28, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome||Procedure: Active Comparator, ischemic compressions||Phase 1 Phase 2|
The carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition which should treated by surgery only when conservative approaches has been tried.In the present trial the authors intend to find the effectiveness of treating the triggers points located in the biceps muscle, the pronator teres muscle and the biceps aponeurosis on the symptoms normally associated with the carpal tunnel syndrome.
The technique used in this trial will be ischemic compression(thumb tip pressure)on the trigger points located on the previous sites.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Official Title:||Neuropathy Along the Median Nerve: Etiology of Symptoms Associated With the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: a Preliminary Study.|
|Study Start Date :||September 2006|
|Primary Completion Date :||June 2010|
|Study Completion Date :||September 2010|
Ischemic Compression on Triggers Points on Muscles along the Median Nerve. Active Comparator
Procedure: Active Comparator, ischemic compressions
Ischemic Compressions,3 times a week,5 weeks.
Other Name: Pressure Point Therapy
- Pain,functional disabilities [ Time Frame: One year ]
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|Guy Hains 2930 Côte Richelieu|
|Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada|
|Principal Investigator:||Guy Hains, DC||Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières|