What happens after ulnar nerve transposition surgery?

Healing. Most ulnar nerve surgeries result in better strength and sensation, and are very beneficial. Recovery may be noticed as early as 4 weeks, but as late as 4-6 months, assuming no post-op complications. On occasion, hand therapy is very useful.

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What occurs after you have ulnar nerve transposition surgery?

Therapy. If you have developed weakness you will need physical therapy and exercises to improve the muscle function. It takes a long time to regain the muscle power that is lost. If there is no improvement you will need further nerve conduction studies to find another cause for the problem. Read more...

Is it possible that ulnar nerve transposition surgery ever slip back out of place?

Yes. It is unusual for that to happen, since the technique is designed to secure the nerve in position. Surgery is not an exact science, and sometimes bad things can happen. Read more...

What can I expect from submuscular ulnar nerve transposition surgery?

Relief! Hopefully you will get relief from compression on your ulnar nerve. There are a few ways to move the nerve to help prevent further compression and each have there benefits. Read more...
Ulnar nerve . The ulnar nerve can be released and moved in front of the elbow joint. It is usually maintained there in a pocket either on top of the muscle (subcutaneous), or beneathe the muscle (submuscular). To place the nerve submuscular, you have to detach some muscle, place the nerve beneath, and repair the muscle. Some additional pain initially, and a bit longer to heal with more restrictions. Read more...

Had ulnar nerve transposition surgery. 4/30 /14still numb from elbow to wrist, arm swells, told angry nerve? How long before it gets normal again?

Not ulnar nerve. Sounds like Thoracic Outlet Syndrome may be involved. Ulnar nerve does not affect the forearm - that is C8 nerve root. Thoracic Outlet syndrome can cause your arm to swell, if the blood vessels are involved. See a Neurologist that is well versed in Ulnar neuropathy, Neurogenic and Vascular Thoracic Outlet Syndrome... Read more...