Peripheral Nerve Entrapments

Estimated time to complete session: 45 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Evaluate patients presenting with signs and symptoms of compression neuropathy.

2. Demonstrate diagnostic provocative maneuvers to evaluate for peripheral nerve entrapments, including carpal tunnel, Guyon canal, and sciatic nerve entrapment.

3. Explain the recommended management strategies for patients with nerve entrapment syndromes commonly seen in primary care.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022

Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM – Director of Sports Medicine, Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency, Aurora, Illinois; Assistant Professor, Rush Medical College, Chicago; Medical Director, Rush- Copley Sports Medicine, Aurora, Illinois; Family Medicine and Sports Medicine, Yorkville Primary Care, Yorkville, Illinois

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022
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