Neurology Community
Post Ulnar Nerve Transposition
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding neurology issues such as: Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, Autism, Brain Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Pain, Epilepsy, Headaches, MS, Neuralgia, Neuropathy, Parkinson's Disease, RSD, Sleep Disorders, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Post Ulnar Nerve Transposition

I had an ulnar transposition surgery in elbow done in April 2007 due to nerve pinched for about 3 years. I was doing good a month later then lots of pain in surgery area after it unnumbed. Ocupational therapy was not helping much till they started using a machine that draws medicine into my surgery area by positive and negative ions. The ion therapy machine has stopped the pain in surgery area but has not cleared the numbness and tingling in pinky and left part of ring finger or cramping on left side of hand and pain in left side of wrist. The clawing of my hand is gone after the surgery and "above" remaining symptoms are not as severe as they were before. I have to wait till July to talk with the surgeon again. I'm concerned that my nerve may have had permanate damage before surgery and I waited to long to have the surgery. Whats your opinion on this? Or is this normal? Do you have advise on how to discuss this with the surgeon when I have my appointment in July? I do realize that It will never be as normal as before this happened three years ago.
Related Discussions
Avatar_m_tn
I learned yesterday after having an NCV test that my orthopedic surgeon did not want me to have, that my ulnar nerve is no better now than it was before the op I had a year ago.

Essentially I was told this time that the purpose of the op is not necessarily to restore the use you had before as that is not always possible but to stop it from getting any worse
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Neurology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
Top Neurology Answerers
620923_tn?1405964489
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
338416_tn?1260996698
Blank
jensequitur
Fort Worth, TX
352007_tn?1372861481
Blank
LisaJF
1780921_tn?1384615710
Blank
flipper336
Chandler, AZ
10389859_tn?1409925468
Blank
Foggy2
1751596_tn?1406776760
Blank
kristy12
Berlin, Germany