Cubital Tunnel

What is it? Compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow
What can it cause? Numbness in the ring/small fingers, hand weakness

What can be done? Splinting, therapy, and surgery

See below for options

Treatment Options

Activity Modification & Medication

Occasionally these symptoms can resolve with non-surgical treatment, which is what we recommend in the early stages. 

Splinting

Certain splints can help reduce pressure and stretch on the nerve

Surgery

Surgical options include open releases as well as newer smaller incisions and even endoscopic techniques.

The Hand to Shoulder Center

At The Hand to Shoulder Center in Fort Worth, TX, our team of fellowship-trained hand, elbow, and shoulder surgeons treat any and all conditions from the shoulder to the fingertip. Our surgeons perform both elective and reconstructive procedures, including:

  • Joint Replacement
  • Traumatic Injury Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Wide Awake Local Anesthesia Only Surgery

Our physicians are associated with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact us online or call (817) 420-9238.

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