Effectiveness of Superficial Radial Nerve Block on Pain, Function and Quality of Life in patients With Hand Osteoarthritis: A Prospective, Randomized and Controlled Single-Blind Study

Metin Okmen B., Okmen K., ALTAN İNCEOĞLU L.

ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.33, no.4, pp.464-472, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/archrheumatol.2018.6754
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.464-472
  • Keywords: Exercise, hand osteoarthritis, nerve block, superficial branch of the radial nerve, ultrasound, KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS, RELIABILITY, PREVALENCE, ULTRASOUND, RECOMMENDATIONS, MANAGEMENT, EXERCISE, VALIDITY, SCALES, BRANCH
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives: This study aims to investigate the effects of ultrasound-guided superficial branch of the radial nerve (SBRN) block on pain, function and quality of life in patients with hand osteoarthritis (HOA).