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What will happen if my hand muscles artrophied for one year due to nerve transection?

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Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Loss of strength

Unfortunately, the nerves in the human body do not regenerate.
However, with some aggressive physic therapy, you will regain some strength and range of motion. See your neurologist or primary care physician and get started asap

In brief: Loss of strength

Unfortunately, the nerves in the human body do not regenerate.
However, with some aggressive physic therapy, you will regain some strength and range of motion. See your neurologist or primary care physician and get started asap
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Common problem

This is a common occurrence after a nerve laceration.
Unfortunately the muscle usually will not recover its' volume.

In brief: Common problem

This is a common occurrence after a nerve laceration.
Unfortunately the muscle usually will not recover its' volume.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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Dr. Kenith Paresa
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Remains the same

Assuming continued complete transection of the nerve after 1 year, it is likely that the atrophy will remain and nerve recovery will not occur.

In brief: Remains the same

Assuming continued complete transection of the nerve after 1 year, it is likely that the atrophy will remain and nerve recovery will not occur.
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Dr. Kenith Paresa
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