Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
With cubital tunnel syndrome, there is pressure on the ulnar nerve at the elbow. The ulnar nerve is susceptible to pressure at a site commonly known as the funny bone, or the medial epicondyle, because it passes right next to the bone in that area.
- Pain in the elbow, forearm, hand and/or fingers
- Wearing a splint at night
- Wearing an elbow pad
- Surgery to relieve pressure on the nerve, which can be done by shifting the nerve to the front of the elbow, placing it under a layer of fat or trimming the funny bone.