• A condition known as crutch paralysis, or crutch palsy can arise from pressure on nerves in the armpit, or axilla. (wikipedia.org)
  • For those with snapping triceps syndrome, golfer's elbow, subluxating ulnar nerve. (crossfit.com)
  • The nerve is then explored into the upper arm to the point that is passes through the triceps muscle. (rochester.edu)
  • Among the causes of ulnar neuropathy are the following- Olecranon fractures Distal humerus fractures Medial epicondylar fractures Valgus stress Childhood supracondylar fracture Transient occlusion brachial artery (surgery) Subdermal contraceptive (implant) Hemophilia Tumor Blunt injuries Much more commonly, ulnar neuropathy is caused by overuse of the triceps muscle and repetitive stress combined with poor ergonomics. (wikipedia.org)
  • The posterior compartment contains the extensors of the hands, which are supplied by the radial nerve. (wikipedia.org)
  • Radial nerve - supplies muscles of the posterior compartment (ECRL, ECRB). (wikipedia.org)
  • This muscle imbalance between the (intact) radial nerve innervated extensor digiti quinti and the (weak) ulnar innervated interossei in the context of ulnar neuropathy is what Wartenberg described. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regardless of their final innervation, the nerves that reach the thenar muscles arise from the C8 and T1 roots, pass through the lower trunk of the plexus, and then through the medial cord of the plexus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because there are no tendons in the canal to press on the nerve, pathological compression in Guyon s canal syndrome occurs from extrinsic factors. (massagelotion.net)
  • Treatment for the common occurrence of ulnar neuropathy resulting from overuse, with no fractures or structural abnormalities, is treatment massage, ice, and anti-inflammatories. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some people are affected by multiple nerve compressions, which can complicate diagnosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Innervate means to supply nerves, and therefore sensation or motion, to a tissue. (wisegeek.com)