alexa Prevalence and severity of carpal tunnel syndrome in women.
Physicaltherapy & Rehabilitation

Physicaltherapy & Rehabilitation

Journal of Novel Physiotherapies

Author(s): Yazdanpanah P, Aramesh S, Mousavizadeh A, Ghaffari P, Khosravi Z,

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Abstract BACKGROUND: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is entrapment of median nerve in carpal tunnel of the wrist. The prevalence of CTS related to pregnancy and non-pregnancy is unknown in some countries such as Iran. The main aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of CTS in women of Boyerahmad Township located in South-West part of Iran. METHODS: This cross-sectional descriptive analytic study was done since February 2010 to January 2011 in Obstetrics and Gynecology clinics in 2656 non-pregnant and 1508 pregnant women. The women that had clinical symptoms of CTS performed standard electro diagnostic techniques for rule in or rule out of CTS. RESULTS: The prevalence of CTS in pregnant and non- pregnant women was 3.4 and 2 .3 percent respectively. The prevalence of CTS in all women was 2.7\%. Overall, 51 pregnant women had CTS that 59.4\% had mild, 18.8 \% had moderate and 21.9\% had severe CTS. Sixty-one non-pregnant women had CTS that 73.6 \%had mild, 20.8 \%t had moderate and 5.6 \% had severe CTS. CONCLUSION: Although the prevalence of CTS in Iranian pregnancy is higher than non-pregnancy women conservative treatment is safe and more effective.
This article was published in Iran J Public Health and referenced in Journal of Novel Physiotherapies

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