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What are some signs that my hand nerve damage is healing?
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Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Feeling/strength
Signs of nerve healing: return of sensation/feeling or strength in your hand/fingers even hypersensitivity can be a sign.
Nerve recovery takes place first in the arm, then wrist, progressing outward to the fingers. You may be able to tell where the leading edge of recovery is since the nerve may elicit a zinger or tinel's sign when tapped-- the site of the zinger may migrate outward as it heals.

In brief: Feeling/strength
Signs of nerve healing: return of sensation/feeling or strength in your hand/fingers even hypersensitivity can be a sign.
Nerve recovery takes place first in the arm, then wrist, progressing outward to the fingers. You may be able to tell where the leading edge of recovery is since the nerve may elicit a zinger or tinel's sign when tapped-- the site of the zinger may migrate outward as it heals.
Dr. Michele Arnold
Dr. Michele Arnold
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Tinel's sign
The most common clinical sign is called a tinel sign.
This is an advancing tingling sensation when gently tapping over the site of the injury or healing nerve. It should progress about and inch a month if the nerve is healing.

In brief: Tinel's sign
The most common clinical sign is called a tinel sign.
This is an advancing tingling sensation when gently tapping over the site of the injury or healing nerve. It should progress about and inch a month if the nerve is healing.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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