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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Hand surgeon: For surgery fellowship trained hand surgeon special trained orthopedist one year of additional focused training in upper extremity surgery a general o ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Makowiec
27 years experience Hand Surgery
Orthopaedic surgeon: While most orthopaedic surgeons are comfortable seeing this condition, i would recommend seeing one that has added training in hand surgery as they ar ... Read More
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic hand doc: Cubital tunnel syndrome involves compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. This is one of many peripheral nerve compressive disorders treated by ha ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Soon: Nerve compression syndromes like cubital tunnel syndrome have better rests when treated earlier rather than later. As the nerve compression becomes mo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: If you are having constant symptoms for over a year, it probably will not resolve. If your symptoms are intermittent, it may resolve.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No they are : Nerve compression issues in the arm but these may be more symptomatic if there is also nerve compression of the nerve origins in the neck and this is ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cubital tunnel : Cubital tunnel is a compression of the ulnar at the elbow. The symptoms involve numbness and tingling into the little and ring fingers. It may require ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Keep elbow straight: The ulnar nerve runs through this tunnel and when bent, it squeezes on the nerve causing your pain/tingling down to your hand/fingers (more 4th+5th fi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
24 years experience Occupational Medicine
Fairly common: Cubital tunnel problems can occur fro many reasons and are fairly common. Most causes can be treated conservatively and it is worth taking the time wi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Numbness, pain, weak: Cubital tunnel involves inflammation, injury or compression of the ulnar nerve at or near the elbow. Common symptoms including pain and aching around ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
27 years experience Hand Surgery
Exam and EMG/NCV: Cubital tunnel syndrome can usually be reliably diagnosed with a comprehensive history and physical exam. Electrodiagnostic studies such as emg/ncv c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
23 years experience Hand Surgery
Pinched nerve: Cubital tunnel syndrome is a pinched nerve in the elbow. It typically causes numbness and tingling in the ring and little fingers.
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