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Radial nerve, early signs of recovery?

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I broke my humera shaft 7 weeks ago and have radial palsy.

What are early signs of radial palsy recovery? (broken humerus,wrist drop).
My brachioradialis recently started working (i can flex my forearm when its rotated)

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replied April 6th, 2012
I'd be curious too. I have a classic case of "Saturday Night Palsy" and have wrist drop. It's only been two weeks but the last couple days I've had strange sensations -- is this a sign of recovery?

For the OT, I know your brachioradialis working is definitely a good sign. How do you check if they are exactly? Do you have sensation back in that part of the arm? Mine is still numb.
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