Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Mega Study
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

User reported causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome based on their intuition.

Cause Agree
Using Mouse While Standing 100%
Strain From Repetitive Hand/arm Use 81%
Parkinson's Disease 74%
Manual Use of Hand 74%
Typing/mouse Use 72%
Work Repetition Injury 50%
Unknown 50%
Sleeping With Wrist Bent With Palms Facing Inwards 31%
Overall Systemic Inflammation 28%
Hereditary Condition 21%
Raking 20%
Shoveling/Digging 20%
Bending Neck Down 20%
Sleeping With Neck Bent Any Direction 19%
Broken Wrist 7%
Falling on Wrist 7%
Car Accident 6%

Treatments

User-reported effectiveness in treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Treatment Major Improvement Moderate Improvement Much Worse No Effect Worse Responses
Physiotherapy 0% 47% 0% 33% 20% 15
Naproxen 0% 40% 7% 53% 0% 15
CTS Release Surgery 75% 25% 0% 0% 0% 8
Carpal Tunnel Injections 17% 67% 0% 0% 17% 6
Night Splinting 5% 58% 3% 34% 0% 38
Day Splinting 0% 67% 0% 33% 0% 3
Assists (Gloves, Hand Grips Etc.) 13% 31% 0% 50% 6% 16
Vitamin B6 18% 9% 0% 73% 0% 11
Improving Posture Both at and Away From Desk 0% 36% 0% 61% 4% 28
Hand Exercises 0% 35% 4% 58% 4% 26
Potassium + Calcium Supplements 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 6

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Info

Property Value
Variable Name Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Aggregation Method MEAN
Analysis Performed At 2020-03-02
Duration of Action 24 hours
Maximum Allowed Value 5 out of 5
Minimum Allowed Value 1 out of 5
Number of Aggregate Predictors 0
Number of Aggregate Outcomes 0
Number of Measurements 0
Number of Measurements (including those generated by tagged, joined, or child variables) 0
Public true
Onset Delay 0 seconds
Unit 1 to 5 Rating
User Variables 0
Variable Category Symptoms
Variable ID 86796