Using Evidence to avoid unnecessary surgery

Carpal Tunnel syndrome: 35 year old accountant could not type due to CTS symptoms. Medications and physical therapy not working. Scheduled for surgery but wanted evidence to see if there was a a non surgical cure for her CTS.
• P= 35 year old female with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
• I = any non surgical treatment
• C= any treatment
• O= cure CTS symptoms (ie: pain, mobility issues)

Results: Found evidence from studies on woman who were breastfeeding and had CTS and CTS resolved after stopping breastfeeding. Patient was also breastfeeding. She canceled her surgery and stopped breastfeeding within 3 months. CTS symptoms gone 3 months later.