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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 腕隧道症候群 (Reading & Sharing)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is the most frequent musculoskeletal problems in the working age people doing repetitive movements, working on things that had hand arm conveyed pulsation, vigorous manual labor and circuitous movement of the wrist (Roquelaure et al., 2017). Incidence rates in the overall population are approximately 61–120 per 100,000 women and 35–60 per 100,000 men annually. Older women aging between 65-74 years have the highest prevalence that is nearly four times higher in men which is 5.1% compared to 1.3% individually (Padua et al., 2016).

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is the most frequent musculoskeletal problems in the working age people doing repetitive movements, working on things that had hand arm conveyed pulsation, vigorous manual labor and circuitous movement of the wrist (Roquelaure et al., 2017) According to Ibrahim, Khan, Goddard, and Smitham (2012), Carpal Tunnel Syndrome impacts about 3.8% of the general population and accounts for 90% of all nerve entrapment neuropathies. It is most prevalent between the ages of 30 to 60 years old but can occur at any age.Incidence rates in the overall population are approximately 61–120 per 100,000 women and 35–60 per 100,000 men annually. Older women aging between 65-74 years have the highest prevalence that is nearly four times higher in men which is 5.1% compared to 1.3% individually (Padua et al., 2016).

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