Month: September 2014

Proximal Median Issues in St Louis

Compression neuropathies of the median nerve in the proximal forearm are unusual lesions. Many patients have vague symptoms for many months or even years prior to confirming the diagnosis of either pronator syndrome or anterior interosseous syndrome of the forearm. Serial examinations clinically and electrodiagnostically may be necessary at intervals of 6 to 8 weeks …

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Do You Need Carpal Tunnel Surgery In St Louis

Most people with carpal tunnel syndrome are treated without surgery. Surgery is considered only when: Symptoms haven’t improved after several weeks to months of nonsurgical treatment. This assumes that you are having ongoing symptoms but no sign of nerve damage. Nerve damage would make surgery more urgent. Severe symptoms restrict normal daily activities, such as …

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