Ulnar and Median Nerve Palsy in Long-distance Cyclists

  title={Ulnar and Median Nerve Palsy in Long-distance Cyclists},
  author={J. Patterson and Marissa M Jaggars and M. Boyer},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={585 - 589}
  • J. Patterson, Marissa M Jaggars, M. Boyer
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Background Although case reports have identified the presence of distal ulnar nerve sensory and motor dysfunction in long-distance cyclists, the actual incidence of this condition, referred to as “cyclist's palsy,” is unknown. Purpose To determine the incidence of distal ulnar nerve compression in cyclists. Study Design Prospective study. Methods Twenty-five road or mountain bike riders responded to a questionnaire and were then physically examined and interviewed before and after a 600-km… CONTINUE READING
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