Pronator Teres Syndrome is similar to carpal tunnel syndrome. However, with Pronator Teres Syndrome there is pain or weakness present when pronating the forearm. This syndrome commonly occurs in repetitive movement sports, such as rowing or racket sports.
What is it?
Pronator Teres Syndrome is the compression of the median nerve due to the pronator teres muscle.
Common Signs & Symptoms:
Common symptoms include aching and pain in the forearm, tingling or numbness in the first three fingers, tenderness at the pronator teres muscle, and weakness in gripping movements.
Assessment methods involve evaluating pain levels and location, testing strength and range of motion limitations, palpation for tenderness, and collecting a thorough patient history to determine the mechanism of injury.
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