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Carpal Tunnel

Electrodiagnostic Tests Best for Carpal Tunnel

Mon Jun 10, 2002

MONDAY, June 10 (HealthScoutNews) -- Electrodiagnostic tests are the most accurate tool for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), say experts from three medical associations.

The American Academy of Neurology, the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the American Academy of Physical Medicine endorse a guideline that says electrodiagnostic tests provide accurate diagnosis of CTS.

Electrodiagnostic tests involve the stimulation of the muscles and nerves in the hand.

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