What is a cubital tunnel?
The cubital tunnel is the inner part of the elbow and carries the ulnar nerve. It is frequently called the funny bone.
What is cubital tunnel syndrome?
In cubital tunnel syndrome pressure on the ulnar nerve can cause numbness and tingling in the ring finger and small finger of the hand. It is frequently worse when the elbow is bent.
What are common cubital tunnel syndrome treatments?
In our office we can determine severity of the nerve compression and then decide on the appropriate course of treatment. Simple things like avoiding a bent elbow at night and prolonged elbow contact on a desk can help.