radial nerve

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Related to radial nerve: ulnar nerve, axillary nerve, median nerve, Radial tunnel syndrome, Radial nerve palsy
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Noun1.radial nerve - largest branch of the brachial plexusradial nerve - largest branch of the brachial plexus; extends down the humerus to the lateral epicondyle where it divides into one branch that goes to the skin on the back of the hand and another that goes to the underlying extensor muscles
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
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Cumulative traumatic disorders that dental practitioners face are carpel tunnel syndrome, ulnar or radial nerve entrapment, pronator syndrome, tendinitis, extensor wad strain, and thoracic outlet syndrome.
9) Two trials studying the effect of radial nerve mobilization on patients with thumb CMC OA found it to have hypoalgesic effects on the same (10) and contralateral hand, (11) indicating bilateral hypoalgesic effects of the practice.
Zumi's treatment there -- he sustained major injuries including radial nerve damage -- was financed by donations collected by the clinic.
Radial nerve entrapment at the elbow can be subdivided into two major categories: radial tunnel syndrome and posterior interosseous nerve syndrome (PINS).
The five-time Emmy winner faced her own cancer battle after being diagnosed with a sarcoma tumor growing along the radial nerve in her right arm.
10) In chickens, common sites of neurofibromas, neurofibrosarcomas, and neurogenic sarcomas are the skin, dorsal root ganglia, brachial plexus, brachial nerve, thoracic spinal ganglion, anterior mesenteric and celiac plexus, lumbosacral plexus, radial nerve, kidney, voluntary muscle, spleen, tongue, testis, and adrenal gland.
He begins by reviewing the electrodiagnostic assessment of peripheral neuropathies and high-frequency ultrasound, then applies them to various body regions, among them the brachial plexus and thoracic outlet, the radial nerve, nerves about the hip and thigh, and generalized neuromuscular conditions.
At the surgery Meg was told his radial nerve - the largest in the front leg - was very badly damaged.
Lack of the effect pulsed low-intensity infrared (820 nm) laser irradiation on nerve conduction in the human superficial radial nerve.
Mr Rogers' report continued: "He did, however, appear to have significant pain and discomfort in the wrists and also evidence of an injury to the superficial radial nerve of his right wrist.