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    Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a hand injury which occurs at wrist joint and causes several problems at this joint, such as finger numbness, pain and muscle weakness. It happens as a result of compression of the median nerve which innervated thumb, index and middle finger (ASSH, 1990). This compression is caused by pattern of hand use, fracture at wrist joint and other medical conditions, for instance diabetes, obesity and rheumatoid arthritis (NHS, 2014). There are two ways to treat carpal tunnel syndrome; one of them is treating by conservative therapy that include manual therapy, exercises, electrotherapy, injections and splinting. The other method is treating by surgical intervention to release pressure on median nerve. In this case, the surgeon will make a large cut on the palm of the affected hand just…

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    Carpal tunnel syndrome is the compression of the medial nerve, which is very common in those who use a keyboard and a mouse. When typing, finger should be in line with the forearms, not resting on the table. Use a gel keyboard pad, or even something like a towel. A way that we can prevent it from getting any worse is to use a keyboard pad, making sure that the desk is not too high for you, and not causing you to have your wrists completely rest flat on the desk in a prolonged extended position…

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    tenderness at L4-L5 and L5-S1. There is also mild bilateral sacroiliac and sciatic notch tenderness. Thoracic and lumbar spine movements still remain painful. The exam of the right and left shoulder showed tenderness over anterior, posterior and superior aspect of both shoulders. ROM of shoulder joint is restricted in all planes. Exam of the right and left wrist showed tenderness at radio-ulnar joint and first metacarpal joint right and left wrist and hand. Carpal tunnel compression test is…

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    Critical Appraisal Assignment Effect of Splinting and Exercise on Intraneural Edema of the Median Nerve in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – An MRI Study to Reveal Therapeutic Mechanisms Student ID: 400042610 Course: PT611 Instructor: Professor Graham Date: Monday October 5, 2015 PICO QUESTION The study question developed using the PICO method to aid in the article search was: “In adults with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) do gliding exercises (GE) reduce pain and symptomatology in patients…

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    the thumb (Starkey, et al., 2011). ii. Its main functions are flexion of the 1st CMC and MCP (Starkey, et al., 2011). 18. Thenar webspace (The section between the thumb and II MCP) a. Adductor pollicis i. The adductor pollicis originates on the capitate/ the base of the II & III base of the metacarpal, and inserts onto medial surface of the proximal phalanx of the thumb (Starkey, et al., 2011). ii. Its main functions are adduction of the 1st CMC and MCP (Starkey, et al., 2011). 19. Central…

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    III. Identify statistical tools and methods to collect data: A. Identify Appropriate Family and Reason for Selecting it. To analyze A-Cap Corporation’s data, I will use measures of central tendency and distribution. Measure of central tendency is a measure used to describe the mean, median, and mode of a particular set of data while measure of distribution shows the skewness, kurtosis, and develops a hypothesis about a particular set of data. The reason I selected these two measures is that they…

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    In this category, I scored higher on the Internally Focused scale under the first contrasting pair, with a 59. Individuals in who exhibit this trait are immersed deeply in the complexities of their own feelings and thoughts. However, this trait is not very strong for me given that it is 10 points away from the 50th percentile of those who also possess this trait. Significant in this category are the scores for Imaginative/Intuiting and Feeling-Guided, having scored well above the Median on…

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    table as ‘With pressure’. Data: For this experiment, the data has been recorded in a table on paper and then entered into a spreadsheet. This was made into two different graphs, box and whisker plot graph and the arrow graph using the website NZ grapher. Analysis: The box and whisker plot graph above displays the minimum, lower quartile, median, upper quartile and maximum of the differences between the first time it takes the individual to write the required sentence (No pressure) and the…

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    Marilyn vos Savant said “Be able to analyze statistics, which can be used to support or undercut almost any argument.” (vos Savant, n.d.). In this particular instance one hopes to show how statistics support an argument on survey results for the Springdale Shopping area. The survey contained eight areas that will be discussed concerning different aspects of Springdale shopping area and what the statistic show. Also, a deduction will made as to which was the most and the least important to…

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    The Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-2 Revised (CSAI-2R), is one of the most frequently used instruments in the evaluation of situational anxiety in sports competition. Objectives: The objective of this study was to validate the Tunisian version based on the French version of the Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-2 Revised (CSAI-2R), including the direction and the frequency scales. Method: 418 athletes ranging in age from 14 to 34 years in different individual and team competitions,…

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