Learn how to examine the ulnar nerve in orthohub’s examinations series.  

In our first episode, focusing on the first of the upper limb trunk nerves, get yourself comfy and watch orthopedic surgeon, Tom Quick, examine the ulnar nerve of Louis Collins. 

Discover the common pinch points - it’s not just Guyon’s canal! 

  • what do those intrinsic muscles actually do anyway and why do you get a claw with UN palsy?
  • learn what exactly is a claw and what’s the ulnar paradox
  • and what does the UN supply above the elbow?

The exam is illustrated in a beautiful diagram by Tom, which you are free to download and share with all your buddies!

And stay tuned, Median is next…

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