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IMS-treatment and Canalis Carpi Syndrome

2014-07-23 21:09:33 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which the median nerve is compressed at the wrist, leading to paresthesias, numbness and muscle weakness in the hand. Treatment of the condition often involves surgery.

In this study we wish to se if there is an effect of using intramuscular stimulation (IMS) to release the tension of nervus medianus in the lower arm. The study will be performed by randomization to IMS of musculus pronator teres or a control ("Scam IMS treatment" to the acupuncture point Li11). The two insertion points are approximately 1cm apart in the lower arm.

Description

The most important outcome measure is ultra sound measured diameters for nervus medianus in the carpal tunnel

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Bio-equivalence Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Intervention

Needle in acupuncture point Li11, IMS of the musculus pronator teres

Location

Uni Health, Uni Research
Bergen
Norway

Status

Recruiting

Source

UNIFOB A/S

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:33-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Disease involving the median nerve, from its origin at the BRACHIAL PLEXUS to its termination in the hand. Clinical features include weakness of wrist and finger flexion, forearm pronation, thenar abduction, and loss of sensation over the lateral palm, first three fingers, and radial half of the ring finger. Common sites of injury include the elbow, where the nerve passes through the two heads of the pronator teres muscle (pronator syndrome) and in the carpal tunnel (CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME).

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