Answers to Common Hand and Wrist Questions

Premier Health providers answers frequently asked questions about common hand and wrist conditions.

Is cubital tunnel syndrome more common in the dominant hand?

Dr. Matthew Cavo discusses whether cubital tunnel syndrome is more common in the dominant hand. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.

Is cubital tunnel syndrome more common in the dominant hand?

Cubital tunnel doesn't necessarily effect the dominant hand more often than the non dominant hand. It can occur in either side, it just depends more so on which nerve is getting pinched, for a longer period of time.

 

Cubital tunnel doesn't necessarily affect the dominant hand more often than the non-dominant hand. It can occur on either side. It just depends on which nerve is getting pinched for a longer period of time.

Source: Beth Berrettoni, MD, Hand and Reconstructive Surgeons and Associates; Matthew Cavo, MD, Hand and Reconstructive Surgeons and Associates; Krista Storms, OT, Premier Health

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