CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME: CTS is characterized by the sensory loss and motor weakness that occur when the median nerve is compromised in the carpal tunnel.
A Coggle Diagram about MOD PROTECTION PHASE
, Joint Mobilization
, Tendon Gliding Exercises
and Median Nerve Glides
), MIN PROTECTION PHASE: once the swelling has gone down and there is no increased pain with isometrics
, MAX PROTECTION PHASE.
(HEP: teach safe exercises which reduce stress on the nerve and tendon structures.
, Education: teach pt which activities to avoid and how to modify those activities. work ergonomic education , positining and posture.
and Splinting of the wrist in neutral, for purchase at your
clinic or at a drug store. This is for the protection of
the median nerve and affected soft tissue
) and PRECAUTIONS
(No Specific Precautions for nonoperative Management of CTS
and Avoid activities which aggravate the condition.