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Tendon vs. Nerve: Tennis elbow is a tendon problem on the outside of the elbow. Cubital tunnel is inflammation, compression and/or injury to the ulnar nerve at/near the elbow in an area called the cubital tunnel. Tennis elbow causes pain on the outside of the elbow, esp. With gripping and grabbing. Cubital tunnel gives you pain, burning and numbness involving the medial elbow, down the to ring and pinkie fingers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have cubital tunnel syndrome both elbows? Its mild, using elbow splints daily, is it ok to do weight training (free weights) or will make worse?
Came on suddenly a week ago: tingle in right side of right hand *every* time I flex/touch fingers. No pain! Arm/elbow normal! Cubital syndrome?
Had tennis elbow and cubital tunnel surgery this morning about 9a with nerve block, my arm is just as numb as when I left center, should I be concern?
Doctor told me I have cubital tunnel in left elbow but now left arm shakes uncontrollably and now right arm is hurting what is going on?
Depends on surgery: I assume you are talking about Cubital tunnel release. There are a few options for treatment including endoscopic and open surgery. I perform an endoscopic release and allow immediate motion and return to activity at 1 week. The open procedures use a larger incision and either simply release the tunnel or move the nerve to a new location. These procedures require a longer recovery up to 6 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if my fiance has to have cubital tunnel syndrome on both her elbows. I was just wondering what she will have to go through.?
Medial epicondylecto: Find an orthopaedic surgeon who treats ulnar nerve compression at the elbow. I personally prefer to do a medial epicondylectomy and neurolysis of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. Many methods exist including transfer of the ulnar nerve, but over the last 30 years I have had great results without any recurrence. ...Read more
Hi, I have just been told I have cubital tunnel syndrome in my right elbow and would like to know more about treating it please? Nicola
OTC anti-inflamitory: The treatment for cubital tunnel syndrome is aimed in reducing and alleviating the presenting symptoms. Here are the following interventions for cubital tunnel syndrome: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs These can help in alleviating the pain and inflammation that took place in the affected area Avoidance of trauma to the "funny bone" area where he ulnar nerve is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could use your help docs! My fiance has cubital tunnel syndrome on both her elbows. I was just wondering what she will have to go through?
Sometimes surgery: Cubital tunnel syndrome is a fairly common condition where the ulnar nerve gets compressed on the inside of the elbow. Severe forms require surgery to decompress or move the nerve. Less severe forms often improve with conservative treatment. This condition is usually aggravated by sleeping with the elbows bent. Conservative treatment involves a splint to keep the elbow straight at night. ...Read more
Ulnar nerve pressure: Cubital tunnel syndrome is due to compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. Symptoms include numbness/tingling in the small and ulnar half of the ring finger, pain, and hand weakness. Extreme elbow flexion and pressure on the medial (inside) part of the elbow can exacerbate symptoms. With age and certain medical conditions, nerves become more susceptible to compression and tissues become stiff. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Numbness: Typically cubital tunnel syndrome will manifest as numbness and/or tingling in the small finger and the ulnar or outside half of the ring finger. More advanced cases can cause pain about the medial elbow, weakness and clumsiness in the hand and eventually muscle wastig in the hand. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have cubital tunnel syndrome in my left elbow and it is starting in my right. It is not bad enough for surgery. What can I do to ease the pain?
Ulnar nerve: Cubital tunnel syndrome is compression of the ulnar nerve at the medial elbow causing numbness and para thesis to the little finger and ulnar half of the ring finger. Can cause weakness of the interosseous muscles of the hand, but not associated with snapping at the elbow or wrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Suspected cubital tunnel syndrome, NCS normal, what is the protocol now, can anything else be tested/be wrong, concerned ill be left with a bad elbow?
Am wearing a new elbow support due to cubital tunnel syndrome but all five fingers get a little swollen. Normal?
Too tight: Your elbow support device is more protective than therapeutic, in that it may allow nerve to heal without re-injury. But, can use it, just loosen as that is why your hand is swelling. Maybe you will notice some benefit over next several weeks, but if not, might try to see hand specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post medial dislocation of left elbow small puncture wound (+) near the left cubital fossa I can't benddown, is it normal?
Bad injury: Limited motion is normal after such a severe injury. You are going to need therapy when ur doctor clears u ...Read more
What are other splints/braces to wear besides an elbow splint when experiencing Cubital Tunnel Syndrome?
What body parts can you train at the gym if you have cubital tunnel syndrome or ulner nerve entrapment in general specifically at the elbow?
Avoid flexion: There are no known exercises that are known to help cubital tunnel syndrome; which, as you said is an entrapment syndrome of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. Flexion and direct pressure can aggravate it, so avoiding flexion of the elbow can help in mild cases. Even to the point we used to have patients use a knee pad and put it in the elbow reversed to keep the elbow straight. ...Read more
Would the sharp pain from R elbow down that causes numbness & tingling in pinky, ring, middle fingers & now index be cubital tunnel? Thank you!!
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