What is postoperative management following submuscular transposition for ulnar neuropathy?

Updated: Jun 08, 2018
  • Author: Charles F Guardia, III, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Postoperatively, the elbow is immobilized in a post mold or cast in 45° of flexion, with slight pronation and the wrist in neutral position, for 3-4 weeks. Active ROM exercises, stretching, and strengthening are then carried out for 3-4 months.


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