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Radial Tunnel Syndrome
Nerve entrapment: Entrapment of the radial nerve and in particular the posterior interosseous nerve branch that gives rise to pain in the proximal forearm, weakness of extension of the wrist and fingers, and numbness to the radial dorsum of the hand. Most commonly compressed at leading margin of supinator of the forearm. ...Read more
Radial nerve decompr: The surgery occurs over the radial aspect of the forearm and involves decompression of the motor and sensory branches of the radial nerve. The nerve is most commonly compressed at the arcade of froshe the leading edge of the supinator. Or the leash of henry a vascular structure. Should eliminate your pain and numbness to the dorsum of the hand. Usually done under general anesthesia or regional. ...Read more
Can fat atrophy in elbow as a side effect of cortisone inj cause of following:tennis elbow/radial tunnel syndrome/pinched nerve/muscle ligament/other?
No. The Steroid shot: May ameliorate the symptoms of these conditions, but i don't believe atrophy would be causing any such conditions. ...Read more
Been doing therapy for radial tunnel and cubical tunnel syndrome for 5 months now and i still can't lift a gallon of milk. Is there something wrong?
I had a bilteral radial tunnel release, 5 months post op, but no pain relief. Negative EMG/NCS. Xrays & MRI are good. Hindering my ability to work.
SUGGEST: Let's assume delayed healing, and reliable post-op workup. Your next step involves rehabilitation intervention, and would strongly endorse experienced hand therapist, usually an occupational therapy background in concert with a physical therapy team. You need a rehab facility, with extensive experience, as all clinics are NOT equal, and some could be wasted effort. Good luck. ...Read more
Tingling/soreness in last 3 fingers, pain in inner wrist. I thought maybe cubital tunnel but I also have occasional swelling on radial side of wrist.
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