Streamline Your Approach to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: An Expert on Diagnostic Tactics and Effective Care

In just 20 minutes, orthopedic surgeon Lauren Shapiro, MD, MS, presents what clinicians need to know to identify CTS, from symptoms to simple in-office strength and screening tests, providing criteria for when to pursue electrodiagnostic studies. She also explains the range of treatment options – from splinting to surgery – and which are backed by the evidence. Bonus: a video illustrating how to assess strength in the hand muscle implicated in CTS.

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Lauren Shapiro, MD, MS.

Lauren Shapiro, MD, MS

Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Lauren Shapiro is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in surgical care for injuries or other conditions of the upper extremities. She has a particular interest in treating patients who have had traumatic or sports injuries to their ...

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