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acupuncture versus oral steroids for carpal tunnel syndrome

A randomized clinical trial of acupuncture versus oral steroids for carpal tunnel syndrome: a long-term follow-up.

This article demonstrates that short-term acupuncture treatment may result in long-term improvement in mild-to-moderate idiopathic CTS. Acupuncture treatment can be considered as an alternative therapy to other conservative treatments for those who do not opt for early surgical decompression.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21111685