Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Ulnar Nerve Neurapraxia Treatment

Treatment for cubital tunnel syndrome often includes rest, and the application of a splint and sling. Resting the elbow usually reduces inflammation and relieves the pressure on the ulnar nerve. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications are used for pain. In some cases, corticosteroid injections help to reduce inflammation around the nerve and improve symptoms. Treatment for severe cubital tunnel syndrome may include surgery.

Treatment for cubital tunnel syndrome includes:

Ulnar Nerve Neurapraxia Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat cubital tunnel syndrome:

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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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