Comparison of the Efficacy of Low-Level Laser Therapy and Pulsed Ultrasound Treatment in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Placebo-Controlled Study


TIKIZ C., Duruoz T. , ÜNLÜ Z., Cerrahoglu L., Yalcinsoy E.

TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, vol.59, no.3, pp.201-208, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 59 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tftr.04764
  • Title of Journal : TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.201-208
  • Keywords: Carpal tunnel syndrome, low-level laser, pulsed ultrasound, treatment, placebo, SOFT-TISSUE LESIONS, CONTROLLED-TRIAL, IRRADIATION, PAIN, SYMPTOMS

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the effect of low-level laser treatment (LLLT) and pulsed ultrasound (US) treatment in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and to compare the effects of both treatment modalities.