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A 20-year-old male asked:

can gym and light weight lifting and gradual increase of weights worsen the symptoms of ulnar nuritis, or worsen the source or causes of the problem?

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Dr. Thomas Horn
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Avoid contact, flexs: using certain exercise machines that put pressure right on the cubital tunnel can cause aggravation of ulnar neuritis. If you have subluxation of the nerve then exercises involving repetitive flexion and extension could also aggravate your problem. Ask an orthopedic specialist regarding these potential issues and he can recommend physical therapy to guide you along.

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Last updated Apr 1, 2015

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