Carpal Tunnel Syndrome News & Features
- Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Carpal Tunnel
March 24, 2017 — Conservative approach should be the first option, researcher says
- Steroids for Carpal Tunnel Questioned
November 8, 2007 — People with carpal tunnel syndrome may be better off undergoing surgery early as opposed to receiving injections of steroids to reduce their inflammation and pain, because steroids may not be as effective in the long term.
- Carpal Tunnel? Blame Genes Not Overuse
February 16, 2007 — Long hours surfing the Internet or typing won't wreck your wrists, a new study shows.
- Clue to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Found
November 16, 2006 — A microscopic look at carpal tunnel syndrome may have uncovered the cause of the painful condition.
- Carpal Tunnel May Predict Diabetes
August 22, 2006 — Carpal tunnel syndromeCarpal tunnel syndrome may be an early warning sign that diabetesdiabetes is just around the corner.
- Steroids May Beat Surgery for Carpal Tunnel
February 3, 2005 — Steroid injections may be more effective than surgery for short-term relief of painful carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms, according to a new study.
- For Treating Carpal Tunnel, the Best Treatment May Be None
June 12, 2001 — Study Finds Many Cases Improve Spontaneously; Has Surgery Been Needless?
- Computers and Carpal Tunnel Go Hand-in-Hand -- Or Do They?
June 11, 2001 — Study: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Not Higher in Computer Users
- Who's Watching Your Genes.
April 24, 2001 — A recently settled lawsuit pitting a railway company against its own employees.
- Bush Set to Repeal Clinton's Ergonomics Rule
March 7, 2001 — After a heated debate pitting labor against Republicans, the House followed the Senate's lead and voted Wednesday to repeal a controversial Clinton administration rule aimed at curbing repetitive motion stress injuries in the workplace.
- Splints Work for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Study Shows
April 24, 2000 — Wrist splints really can help people with carpal tunnel syndrome, even those with severe symptoms, new research has shown.
- Injection of Steroid Improves Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome for at Least a Year
October 15, 1999 — Injecting steroid drugs near -- but not in -- the carpal tunnel of the wrist can lead to a long-term improvement of symptoms in people with carpal tunnel syndrome, according to Dutch researchers.