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Ulnar/cubital nerve problems. Have you experienced? Do you know good prevention and therapy?

Lucas Lucat

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Arm nerve problems manifest as lack of dexterity, numbness, lack of strength.
Ulnar nerve, as far as I remember, refers explicitly to to the ring and pinky finger nerve.

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After many months without a problem I must have slept over my arm, woke up this week with my fingers not as numb as other times but weaker.
I can't do barre chords, can't bend strings towards the ceiling, only towards the ground. Still workable, but

I have started stretching based on this video


Just a general thread, watch your health 👀 😄, I know at times I thought stretching is for 'guitar athletes and tryhards, I'm not doing anything fancy here', and, well, now it's a little difficult to do even the basics 😊
 
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William B.

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    I got some trouble with this nerve in my fret arm since last year, not sure if it's connected but my shoulder/neck area stays constantly tense. From an injury.

    Gonna try this stuff, Thanks!

    I just did it, it helps :D
     
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    Alicia Willis

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    Fabulous post ! With nerve flossing though if you feel increased pain while doing it, stop immediately.
    I was recommended nerve flossing after a back injury when I was having issues with my leg. Needless to say it was not for me as I had nerve damage and flossing made me want to die lol.
    Always listen to your body.
    I’m so glad you found something that works for you.