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radial nerve injury at wrist

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Never seen or heard: Radial nerve injury will cause wrist drop or weakness in lifting the wrist.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Radial nerve injury: Not usually.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ken Yonemura
37 years experience Neurosurgery
Radial Nerve: The presence of a wrist drop with a humeral fracture is most often due to a stretch injury or contusion of the nerve as it travels down the arm in the ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Waiting: Most nerve injuries related to supracondylar fractures recover with time and are related to stretch injuries at the time of injury.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Wilkinson
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Observation: Then electrical studies of the nerve and possible exploration if it does not return in three months.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Where in the wrist: This depends on the distribution of the pain - we need to know where the pain is located. Your physician can help access where the pain is and what ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
14 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends on damage: It all depends of the extent of the nerve damage. An emg/ncs (electromyography/ nerve conduction study) and other imaging studies along with physical ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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Magnesium: Magnesium oxide 250 mg at bed can help nerve injuries.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends somewhat on the degree of the damage. Mild issues often resolve with time. More serious damage may improve but not completely resolve. Some ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Nerve damage: A visit to a neurologist or a neurosurgeon will help find the cause/extent of the nerve damage and initiate a treatment to eliminate the pain and rest ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Radial Neuropathy: Sensory loss from the radial nerve is considered an impairment. It is only a disability if it prevents you from being able to do a job or participate ... Read More

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