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Carpal Tunnel Release Outcome in Worker’s Compensation Patients

Jung, et al., in Hand 2018, Vol. 13, pages 137-142, published a meta-analysis (comparison of data in the literature) on private, i.e. non-work-related, and worker’s compensation-treated patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.  They found that worker’s compensation patients took almost five weeks longer to return to work and were 16% less…

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Are We Ever Really The Same After an Injury?

The statement is often made by patients I see that “I know I’ll never be the same as I was before the injury”. This is usually not a correct assumption. Though there is not an absolute relationship between stage of disease and magnitude and quality of correction, early treatment in…

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