Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Dr.  Marc Caligtan is treating a common nerve problem called cubital tunnel syndrome.

Cubital tunnel syndrome is caused by irritation of the ulnar nerve at the elbow.. It is similar to the well known carpal tunnel syndrome.

It classically causes numbness, tingling, or pain in the ring and small fingers.

Treatment may include activity modification.  A physician may also recommend use of an elbow pad.  Some cases of cubital tunnel syndrome require surgery.

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