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Doctor insights on: Radial Tunnel Syndrome And Swimming

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Can you give me more info on surgery for radial tunnel syndrome?

Can you give me more info on surgery for radial tunnel syndrome?

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

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What is radial tunnel syndrome?

What is 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

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Is radial tunnel syndrome surgery the same as tennis elbow surgery?

Is radial tunnel syndrome surgery the same as tennis elbow surgery?

Elbow surgery: No. Radial tunnel surgery involves decompressing the radial nerve at the forearm. Tennis elbow surgery involves debriding the extensor capri radialis brevis tendon inflamed origin. ...Read more

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Can tennis elbow coexist with radial tunnel?

Can tennis elbow coexist with radial tunnel?

Very much so: They r hard 2 diagnose @ times as the symptoms r very similar in location. The physical examination can usually separate 1 from the other. Often emg/ncs r needed to help distinguish 1 from the other, especially if care is not sought early. ...Read more

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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.

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

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I've been swimming 5 days a week for two months. My right elbow aches for a short period about once a day. Is this carpel tunnel? What can I do?

I've been swimming 5 days a week for two months. My right elbow aches for a short period about once a day. Is this carpel tunnel? What can I do?

EPICONDYLITIS LIKELY: This is not a symptom of carpal tunnel. Your lateral elbow tendon attachments for the forearm muscles may be inflammed. A simple check up by your doctor can determine the cause. ...Read more

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I had radial tunnel surgery 3 months ago. I have partial paralysis in both arms& weakness. (13 yrs.) will I ever regain use of my hands?

I had radial tunnel surgery 3 months ago. I have partial paralysis in both arms& weakness. (13 yrs.) will I ever regain use of my hands?

WIth 13 years of: Weakness I doubt that the true purpose of radial tunnel decompression was ever to give a return of muscular function. You should clarify this with your surgeon if your understanding or expectations are different. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about tarcel tunnel syndrome?

Can you please tell me about tarcel tunnel syndrome?

Tarsal tunnel syndro: Http://www. Sportsinjuryclinic. Net/sport-injuries/foot-heel-pain/tarsal-tunnel-syndrome

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What exactly is cubital tunnel syndrome?

What exactly is cubital tunnel syndrome?

Pinched nerve elbow: When the ulnar nerve is compressed at the elbow, you may experience numbness in the ring and small fingers, and hand weakness or clumsiness. This is cubital tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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What is cubital tunnel syndrome and how is it treated?

Funny bone: Your ulnar nerve travels through a little tunnel on the inside of your elbow. Any swelling, inflammation, etc of this tunnel can lead to cubital tunnel. Keep your elbows protected, due not rest them onto hard surfaces, and sometimes occupational therapy is helpful. If all else fails, or you notes severe muscle atrophy/weakness of the hand, you may require a surgery to decompress the nerve. ...Read more

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Will a cortisone shot help radial and cubical syndrome?

Will a cortisone shot help radial and cubical syndrome?

It can: Yes it can. Obviously depends on what's causing the problem. I do these under ultrasound guidance and have noted a higher success rate. ...Read more

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What is carpal tunnel syndrome?

What is carpal tunnel syndrome?

Numbness: It s a syndrome of repetitive use of the hand which causes a pinch nerve in the hand causing numbness amd tingling in the thumb to ring finger with pain that wakes u up at night ...Read more

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What is tarsal tunnel syndrome?

What is tarsal tunnel syndrome?

Entrapment tibial n.: This is entrapment of the tibial nerve in the tarsal tunnel on the inside of the ankle. This nerve entrapment causes pain and sensory loss in the heel and sole of the foot. There is also weakness of the small muscles that control toe movement. ...Read more

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Describe tarsal tunnel syndrome?

Describe tarsal tunnel syndrome?

Pain, burning: Tarsal tunnel syndrome is an injury or compression of the posterior tibial nerve. This runs behind the inside ankle bone into the foot at the level of the heel bone. Most symptoms will be pain and burning from the level of the ankle to the bottom of the foot depending on which nerve branches are involved. ...Read more

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