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Effective Self-Stretching of Carpal Ligament for the Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

R400.00

3 CEUs

    The purpose of this online course was to evaluate the effect of self-myofascial stretching of the carpal ligament on symptom outcomes and nerve conduction findings in persons with CTS.  The myofascial stretching of the carpal ligament showed statistically significant symptom improvement in persons with CTS.

     


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A Retrospective Review to Determine the Long-term Efficacy of Orthotic Devices for Trigger Finger

R400.00

3 CEUs

    This on-line course demonstrates a clinically significant positive relationship between the use of a custom thermoplastic orthosis and the subjective reduction of pain and objective stage of stenosis tenosynovitis outcome measure for patients who have isolated trigger finger, multiple trigger fingers, or trigger thumb. It also demonstrated an 87% success rate among patients who required no further intervention in the year after orthosis application.  Custom-orthosis treatment is a low-cost, easily applied intervention that may provide patients with long-term relief of trigger finger.


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Evaluation of a home treatment program for cold hypersensitivity using a classical conditioning procedure in patients with hand and arm injuries

R400.00

3 CEUs

    A home treatment program using a classical conditioning procedure to decrease cold hypersensitivity has potential to reduce symptoms.  The purpose of this study was to evaluate a home treatment program for cold hypersensitivity using a classical conditioning procedure in patients who are cold hypersensitive after hand and arm injuries.  These preliminary results suggest that the classical conditioning procedure to treat cold hypersensitivity has potential.


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