Saturday, 14 September 2013

ULNER NERVE INJURY AND PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT

ULNAR NERVE INJURY
CAUSES:
 AT THE CERVICAL SPINE
  • PROLAPSE INTER-VERTEBRAL DISC
  • OSTEOPHYTE DUE TO CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS
  • RHEUMATOID DISEASES OF THE CERVICAL SPINE
AT THE BASE OF THE NECK
  • CERVICAL RIB
  • THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME
  • SCALENUS ANTICUS SYNDROME
AT THE AXILLA
  • CRUTCH PALSY
ARM
  • TOURNIQUET PALSY
  • HANSEN'S DISEASE
ELBOW
  • CUBITUS VALGUS
  • DISLOCATION OF ELBOW
  • HANSEN'S DISEASE
AT THE FOREARM
  • VOLKMAN'S ISCHEMIC DISEASE
  • TIGHT PLASTER
AT THE WRIST
Ulnar Nerve Injury
  • GLASS CUT INJURY
  • COMPRESSION OF THE ULNAR NERVE
  • TUMORS
  • OSTEOARTHRITIS
  • FRACTURE OF THE CARPAL BONE
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:

SENSORY & MOTOR LOSS

DEFORMITY : CLAW HAND DEFORMITY

MANAGEMENT

  • IG/SF  STIMULATION
  • PASSIVE MOVEMENTS AND STRETCHING
  • Gradually Start Of Active Assisted And Then Active Movement.
  • Followed Progression to Strengthen of affected Muscle
  • CARE OF ANESTHETIC HAND
  • SPLINT-AGE

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