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What are the treatment options for ulnar nerve entrapment?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Surgery

An ulnar nerve release.

In brief: Surgery

An ulnar nerve release.
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Agree. Surgery is usually needed to release the entrapment & prevent long term complications. Ulnar nerve injection may be tried if surgery is out of reach.
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Neuropathy

At the wrist the ulnar nerve entrapment can be treated with a cock-up splint just like carpal tunnel is treated.
At the elbow, constant effort should be paid to avoid compression over the nerve when driving or resting. If the compressive neuropathy is severe, then should consider surgical decompression at the elbow. Some prefer to proceed with a more extensive surgery, ulnar nerve transposition.

In brief: Neuropathy

At the wrist the ulnar nerve entrapment can be treated with a cock-up splint just like carpal tunnel is treated.
At the elbow, constant effort should be paid to avoid compression over the nerve when driving or resting. If the compressive neuropathy is severe, then should consider surgical decompression at the elbow. Some prefer to proceed with a more extensive surgery, ulnar nerve transposition.
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