Experience relief from Cubital Tunnel Syndrome with our board-certified specialists. This condition, caused by chronic elbow pressure, results in tingling, numbness, and hand weakness. We diagnose using medical history, physical examination, and nerve conduction study. Most cases benefit from non-surgical treatments like rest, bracing, and therapy. If necessary, a surgical cubital tunnel release can provide rapid symptom improvement. Trust our expertise to restore your comfort and function.
The ulnar nerve is an important nerve. The ulnar nerve starts in the neck and runs to the fingers. The ulnar nerve passes through the cubital tunnel—a narrow space on the medial (inside) part of the elbow. Cubital tunnel syndrome is compression of the ulnar nerve in the cubital tunnel.
Cubital tunnel syndrome is caused by chronic elbow pressure. Constantly leaning on the elbow and constantly bending the elbow are common causes. Cubital tunnel symptoms may include:
Our specialists diagnose and treat cubital tunnel syndrome. All specialists are fellowship trained and board-certified. A medical history review, physical examination, and nerve conduction study are used to make an accurate diagnosis. A customized treatment plan is prescribed.
Nonsurgical treatment options treat most cases of cubital tunnel syndrome. Many treatment options are available. A customized treatment plan usually includes a combination of the following:
When symptoms do not respond to nonsurgical treatment options, an OIBO specialist may recommend surgery. A cubital tunnel release decompresses the nerve. Symptoms improve very quickly. A splint is worn after surgery. Physical therapy may be prescribed.
Our specialists relieve cubital tunnel syndrome symptoms as quickly as possible.