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Old 08-23-2007, 08:36 AM   #1
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Can my Injured Ulnar and Radial nerves, of long ago, be fixed?

Can anyone assist me with this one?

As a child, some 35 years ago, I had an accident which caused severing of the ulnar nerve of my right arm (above elbow) and also damaged the radial nerve. The result was impaired hand movement, ever since.

I am wondering if anything can be done to fix it or assist it, nowadays.
I understand that it would require the functionality of the wasted muscles and the damaged nerves to be improved somehow.

Any help is much appreciated.

 
Old 08-25-2007, 02:59 PM   #2
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Re: Can my Injured Ulnar and Radial nerves, of long ago, be fixed?

That is really really difficult to say. Did they reattach the nerves back then?

I would consult your doc about it. I don't know if they can regenerate after than long.

Good luck.

 
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