Ulnar nerve entrapment

What is Ulnar nerve entrapment?

Because of the anatomic positioning of the ulnar nerve, it is subjected to entrapment and injury by a wide variety of causes. It is the second most common entrapment neuropathy in the upper extremity (the first being the median nerve and its branches). Because of its superficial position at the elbow, it is often injured by excessive pressure in this area.

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Hello, I have pain in my upper left side. It stretches from my rib cage on my left side up in around the top of my pectoral muscle. The muscles on...

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Spine disc herniation.

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Hi after a session of working out I awoke mid night with pain in my elbow wrist and forearm. I feel as though there is extreme pressure on my...

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Nerve compression not likely.

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Since your nerve conduction test has come...

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I have a large carrying angle in my right elbow. I do have problems in yoga and other arm exercises. but major problem is my right hand also...

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progressive ulnar nerve palsy

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