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[Comment] Steroid injection or wrist splint for first-time carpal tunnel syndrome?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause of hand pain, sensory disturbance, and weakness affecting daily activities and quality of life.1 It is a frequent reason for medical consultation and up to 40% of patients are managed exclusively in primary care.2 Treatment goals are to relieve symptoms, improve function, and prevent disease progression to nerve damage. The two treatments that constitute standard care for most patients with first-time carpal tunnel syndrome are night splinting and local steroid injections.