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Dr. Thomas Namey
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What is the treatment for median nerve entrapment?

What is the treatment for median nerve entrapment?

Depends on severity!: Carpal tunnel syndrome can be treated with splinting at night, streroid injections, and outpatient surgery. My bias is to get an injection first. I would get nerve conduction studies prior to surgery. Also, the median nerve can be trapped higher up: this is called pronator teres syndrome, and is above the wrist and immeidately below the elbow. Check it out on wikipedia. ...Read more

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Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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Dr. Earl Smith
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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What are the treatment optios for ulnar nerve entrapment?

Ulnar nerve: Sorry you are having trouble with your ulnar nerve. This is a pretty broad question because there are multiple sites where nerves can be entrapped. I would discuss with a physiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon. The ulnar nerve's anatomy is more variable than other nerves which makes the options more complicated. You may require an emg/ncv study before your question can be answered. ...Read more

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Dr. James Goodrich
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How is a left ilioinguinal neurolysis surgery performed and what is the recovery like? I have a nerve entrapment from a previous c section.

How is a left ilioinguinal  neurolysis surgery performed and what is the recovery like? I have a nerve entrapment from a previous c section.

Pinched nerve: The nerve is exposed surgically and freed up from surrounding scar tissue, other than the usual postoperative surgical pain from the incision there should be minimal discomfort. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Miller
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I was diagnosed with anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment, had a shot of Lidocaine and Kenalog. What other treatment options are there?

Any nerve: Hopefully someone is also using one of the neuropathic pain meds you should have had at least 50% pain relief for 6 wks to have another. Be careful with nerve destruction because there can be a severe neuritis happen with a peripheral nerve ...Read more

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Dr. Mariaelaina Sumas
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Is Physiotherapy the correct treatment for Ulnar Nerve Entrapment?

Is Physiotherapy the correct treatment for Ulnar Nerve Entrapment?

Try 1st/mayneed surg: One can try Physiotherapy (Physical therapy) first but if you continue to have weakness and numbness then you may require surgical decompression without/with transposition. If your entrapment is at elbow then do not rest that arm on anything and you may benefit from a neoprene sleeve. ...Read more

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Dr. Timothy Silver
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My doctor says I do have sural nerve entrapment. What is the cause and what is the treatment?

Nerve conduction : Achilles area numbness and "pins and needles" or electric sensations around the ankle, may be worse at night. Emg/ncs can usually diagnose. Seen in athletes with tight laces to thier skates or soldiers with tight laces on boots. Also seen with gastroc compression, or compartment syn, decompress rest nsaids more resistent cases may need meds for neuropathic pain and pt. ...Read more

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Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
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What r symptoms of nerve entrapment in hand. What is treatment? Would it affect a chronic radial artery occlusion? If so how?

What r symptoms of nerve entrapment in hand. What is treatment?  Would it affect a chronic radial artery occlusion? If so how?

Numbness in fingers: Carpal tunnel is the most common nerve entrapment in the hand. It causes numbness in the thumb, index, and middle fingers. This can be treated with splints, injections, or surgery. Radial artery occlusion can cause numbness, but fingers would tend to be cooler and possibly discolored. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. William Newton
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What is radio frequency ablation?Can it work for calming inflammation of irritated ilioinguinal nerve?

What is radio frequency ablation?Can it work for calming inflammation of  irritated ilioinguinal nerve?

Yes: Before an ablation you would normally undergo at least two nerve blocks of the nerve to see if the there is any positive pain reduction. If there is and you meet certain criteria, then ablation could be an option. I would recommend at least two blocks prior to help reduce the change of a placebo effect. Discuss in detail with the doc recommending the procedure. ...Read more

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Pinched Nerve (Definition)

Medical one but it is interpeted to mean that there is a spinal nerve being compressed by a disc heniation usually but could also be from other causes like a degenerative ...Read more


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