Donald Corenman, MD, DC
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A neuropraxia (temporary injury to a peripheral nerve) will not show up as swelling although a neuropraxia can be associated with an injury and swelling. You are noting a “Tinels sign” when you percuss the injured nerve area. This is normal (see “nerve entrapment” on the website).

Dr. Corenman