Furthermore, cubital tunnel syndrome is popular among the athlets. Every physical activity with twisting motion of elbow, which is required for throwing, may cause delicate damage of elbow ligaments. Due to this fact, this condition is common in baseballers and handballers.
Early symptoms of cubital tunnel syndrome include is pain and numbness in the elbow. Also, patients suffer from tingling, especially in the ring and little finger. Untreated elbow neuropathy may cause weakness of muscles, limit of hand grip and hand deformation, called ulnar claw, in which the 4th and 5th fingers are extended at the metacarpophalangeal joints and flexed at the interphalangeal joints.
Cubital tunnel syndrome often can be managed conservatively and surgery is a last resort. The most effective is using of electromyography together with elbow splint ElbowCurv. This elbow brace allows to reduce excessive joint flexion and protect against ulnar nerve entrapment.
Elbow splint ElbowCurv is designed to reduce ulnar tunnel syndrome by maintaining the joint in the required position. The brace is equipped with special shapeable aluminium splints, which prevent against the excessive flexion. This solution allows to increase ulnar nerve pressure and reduce the pain.
ElbowCurv elbow brace may be used also in sleeping, when we bend our elbow unknowingly and generate ulnar pressure.
Elbow brace ElbowCurv is made of universal 3-layered fabric made of external elastic polyamide self-gripping layer and internal neoprene foam with elastic jersey. Our fabric is soft and elastic and not knitted, what prevents skin against the skin abrasions in the compression zones. Self-gripping function of UniPren allows to fit the brace precisely. The fabric is waterproof.
Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome / Ulnar Nerve Entrapment / Elbow Neuropathy
- Elbow sprains and strains
- Elbow fractures
- After surgery treatment
- Elbow deformations
- Flexion contractures of the elbow