International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

+44 1300 500008

Richard Vilchez

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Essen Medical Associates, USA

  • Research Article   
    Incidence of Shoulder Impingement Syndrome Among Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Epidemiological Study
    Author(s): Naglaa Hussein*, Thochycovny Desmarets and Richard Vilchez

    Aim of the work: Measure incidence of shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS) among carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) patients and relationship with other risk factors. Patients and Methods: This is a cross sectional study at outpatient setting, included 565 patients (210male and 355female) with clinical manifestation of CTS associated with shoulder pain. Exclusion criteria: patients with manifestation suggestive of peripheral neuropathy, cervical radiculopathy or other neuromuscular disorder. Each patient was subjected to the following; detailed history, Pain score by visual analogue score, (VAS), neurological examination including Tinel’s sign and Phalen test, shoulder exam including Neer Impingement sign and Hawkins impingement sign, neck exam, Hemoglobin A1c level, nerve conduction study (NCS) for median.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9096.20.8.575

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