A member asked:

It's been a year since my surgery and my arm is still numb and aches. is that normal? (ulnar nerve decompression and medial epicondylar tendon repair)

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Dr. John Goldman answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

this can be a long healing process. A nerve heals slowly maybe a millimeter a day. Sometimes this type of injury even with surgery can leave you with long-term numbness.

Answered Jun 8, 2015



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