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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Causes

Cubital tunnel syndrome is a result of another muscular problem called repetitive stress injury. Injuries or trauma in the ulnar area cause the nerves to contract due to compression and signal pain to the brain.

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Definition

The cubital tunnel syndrome is a nerve disorder wherein stiffness and pain occurs in the cubital tunnel, or the ulnar nerves. Pain is severely felt at the back part of the elbow, which is commonly known as the funny bone.

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms and Signs

Among the symptoms of the disorder are pain, muscle weakness in the affected area, and stiffness.

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Treatment

Treatment for the injury is by physical therapy, change in work lifestyles and adequate rest.

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