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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What to do for pinched nerve?

Had shock like electric on left arm to my index finger,my dr.says it s tendon rupture and then send me to ortho. Ortho says that I have nerve pinched. I have this pain what to do ? I don t have strength in my hand and when walking swing does not like .
Wed, 26 Feb 2014
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Thanks for your query.
- Avoiding aggravating factors like pressure on elbow
- Avoiding full flexion
- avoidance of pressure with elbow pads
- Night splints to prevent elbow flexion
- Avoidance of repetitive movements
- nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for pain relief
I do hope that you have found something helpful and I will be glad to answer any further query.
Take care
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