Nerve Compression

Treating Compressed and Impinged Nerves with an Orthopedist, Pasadena, CA

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One of the things that makes treating arm conditions difficult is the network of unique, distinct nerve pathways throughout the arm, from shoulder to fingertip. Each of these nerves plays a significant part in allowing our hands, wrists, and elbows to function as they should, and treating these areas requires specialized skills and attention to detail.

Dr. Annette Billings is a hand, wrist, and elbow specialist and surgeon who has just the training and experience to handle these intricate conditions and procedures. She also has a vested interest in helping her patients feel heard and having their pain addressed. If you are suffering from some form of neuropathy in your arm, Dr. Billings is an exceptional resource for state-of-the-art, expert treatment.
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Types of Nerve Conditions and Syndromes for an Orthopedic Specialist to Treat

Some of the most common types of nerve compression include:
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, also known as median nerve compression.
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment (At The Wrist), also known as Bicycler's Neuropathy or Guyon Canal Syndrome
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment (At The Elbow), also known as Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.
  • Compression Neuropathy- refers to tingling and numbness caused by nerve compression.

If you experience the limb tingling, numbness, or weakness that typifies nerve compression, Dr. Billings is here to help. She can diagnose various nerve conditions and syndromes as well as provide caring, thorough treatment to restore feeling and movement in the affected area. If you're ready to start this treatment and prevent further loss of function, call 626-517-0022 or contact us today to schedule an appointment.