Various nerves can be compressed in the upper limb at various locations, including the wrist, elbow, shoulder and neck.
This includes:

The Occupational Therapists at HULC are trained in assessing and treating a variety of nerve conditions. Your therapist will be able to identify the affected nerve and ascertain the best treatment for you. This may involve use of a splint (usually at night), some special nerve exercises and help with ergonomic modification.

Occasionally, people have severe nerve compression. In this case a specialist review or nerve conduction study may be warranted. Your therapist will be able to guide you if this is the case.

Nerve Compression

Various nerves can be compressed in the upper limb at various locations, including the wrist, elbow, shoulder and neck.
This includes:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Guyons Canal Compression
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome

The Occupational Therapists at HULC are trained in assessing and treating a variety of nerve conditions. Your therapist will be able to identify the affected nerve and ascertain the best treatment for you. This may involve use of a splint (usually at night), some special nerve exercises and help with ergonomic modification.

Occasionally, people have severe nerve compression. In this case a specialist review or nerve conduction study may be warranted. Your therapist will be able to guide you if this is the case.