Disability issues with carpal tunnel syndrome. A case discussion

Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2001 Aug;12(3):695-708, xii.


This article reviews nerve entrapments and cumulative trauma disorders of the upper limbs including a problematic carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) patient case, idiopathic arm pain, and ulnar neuropathy. Major points of the discourse focus on the problems of treatment, especially as they relate to impairment and disability management.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome* / diagnosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome* / therapy
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Female
  • Health Status
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pain Management
  • Pain* / etiology
  • Ulnar Neuropathies* / diagnosis
  • Ulnar Neuropathies* / therapy