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
Activity Modification & Medication
Occasionally these symptoms can resolve with non-surgical treatment, which is what we recommend in the early stages.
Certain splints can help reduce pressure and stretch on the nerve
Surgical options include open releases as well as newer smaller incisions and even endoscopic techniques.