Understanding Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

July 21, 2018

Cubital tunnel syndrome occurs when the ulnar nerve, which moves through the cubital tunnel (a tunnel of the ligament, muscle, and bone) on the within the elbow, is damaged and becomes swollen, distended, and irritated. Cubital tunnel syndrome produces the pain that feels similar to the sensation you have when you hit the “funny bone” in the elbow. The “funny bone” in the elbow is not a bone but rather…