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2020 Mar

Malays Orthop J



The Use of Alfa-Lipoic Acid-R (ALA-R) in Patients with Mild-Moderate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Randomised Controlled Open Label Prospective Study.


Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common peripheral neuropathies. Only a few studies evaluate the efficacy of "nutraceuticals" on peripheral nerves and neuropathic pain. The aim of the present investigation is to evaluate the role of Alfa-Lipoic Acid-R (ALA-R) on clinical and functional outcomes in patients affected by mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome.