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The OT is in the intervention phase with a patient who is having pain in the proximal volar forearm. What is the first step the OT must take in the treatment planning?
A. Ergonomics education for work hardening
B. Providing the patient with a splint with elbow in 90 degrees and wrist in neutral
C. Giving the patient a resting hand splint so the patiet’s wrist is in neutral
D. Strengthening exercises that incorporate strengthening and range of motion

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Pronator teres syndrome is a median nerve compression between two heads of pronator teres; symptoms same as CTS, with also aching pain in proximal volar forearm. The OT can give a patient an elbow splint at 90° with the forearm in neutral.

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