This video is about a Complete Radial Nerve Palsy. The radial nerve runs from the upper arm to the wrist and fingers. This nerve controls movement and sensation in the arm and hand and extension of the elbow, wrist and fingers. Radial nerve palsy is a condition that affects the radial nerve and if damage to this nerve occurs, weakness, numbness and an inability to control the muscles served by this nerve may result.
This is an orthopaedic teaching video from orthopaedic medical students on trauma or elective orthopaedic surgery and relevant topics. These videos have been created by and for our medical students from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Part of the undergraduate series.
Warning: Graphic Content.