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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Two tests: Manual muscle strength testing and dynamometry.Emg, nerve excitability test and history and physical exam.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
22 years experience in Hand Surgery
Nerve Injury: A neuropraxia is a reversible nerve injury. It can present with numbness and/ or weakness. It can take 4 - 6 weeks to resolve.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Neuropraxia is a description of a type of nerve injury in which the outer covering of the nerve called myelin is damaged which causes a delay in nerve ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes and no: Yes am EMG /ncs is used to differentiate neuropraxia and axonotmesis but the test itself cannot tell how long a lesion will take to recover. The phys ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Neuropathy : Ask your physician who ordered the tests to explain the significance of them. Good Luck
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
As much as 18 months: Neuropraxia's are stretch injuries to the nerve. The nerves can slowly regenerate and probably by 18 months your are maximized. You need to be follo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Kennedy
41 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Time varies: Nerve healing has many variables including the severity of the nerve injury and the different nerve injured. Some injuries are so severe that full re ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Jacobs
62 years experience in Neurosurgery
Can not tell yet: If you compressed a nerve in your arm it takes a long time to recover. For instance compression at the elbow takes many months. Nerves grow back imm p ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to cons ... Read More
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
19 years experience in Hand Surgery
Yes: If the damage does not cause the nerve to be completely cut, then healing can occur. If a nerve has been cut, it will need to be reconnected in order ... Read More
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