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Injury Description, Date, extent, surgical intervention etc: Male - 37 years.
Rt C56 palsy following an accident in April 2010.
Operated on 01.08.2010 at four months.
C56 roots found avulsed from the spinal cord.
Nerve transfers done: spinal accessory to suprascapular nerve, Ulnar nerve to nerve to biceps and median nerve to nerve to brachialis, long head branch of radial nerve to deltoid branch of axillary nerve.
After 14 months from the operation, It show full return of abduction and external rotation at the shoulder and full elbow flexion independent of finger flexion.


Post by DrAnilBhatia » Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:38 pm

The existence of birth palsies of the upper limbs has been noted for a very long time. However, there have existed several misconceptions about the prognosis and eventual functional recovery. All forms of palsy noted at birth are termed “Erb’s palsy.” Most doctors feel that these injuries always recover spontaneously and such babies always “do well” in the long-term. Often, “physiotherapy” is the only treatment prescribed and we see patients who have continued such supervised exercises till adulthood in the presence of deformities. Read More Click Below Link.. ... _palsy.pdf

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Post by Master DIVER TOM » Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:06 am

Hi doctor ;)
A doctor with a latter in life injury, AWSOME ;)
How did you find your way to find a doctor who gave you a Great outcome :roll:
By so many post , Finding the right doctor in time is a Quest , How did you find the right doctor in time ?? :shock: Lack of help by referral seem to happen not often by post to. :| or finding the right doctor in time??? :shock: Many parents by post have a fear of Not finding the right doctor in time or one in the same State :shock: Bewildering :evil: :twisted:
Fear factor. Will my insurance cover this, Obama Care ??? :roll: Puzzling :shock:
Are you in any pain?? What do you do about any pain issues ?? What works??
By fact and post , no matter when these injury happen , pain is a life long quest to overcome by post and me :shock:Puzzling :shock: :roll:
Thank you for sending this article, I am happy you found your way to still be a doctor in-spite of your limitations :shock: ;) :D
I am glad you sent this :shock , I am in shock :shock: :|
First , This writing Scare me! I am 63 with birth erbs and had my elbow broken and scapula broken to by forceps at birth erbs????.
Waiting and finding out, Really??? Is a baby born in to pain with these injuries???
Is there not true way to define erbs??? I have a waiter elbow, does this define erbs?? I have picture of a bent elbow and a sorter arm by baby pictures.
By the time wait and see is over and Erbs is define more, being to late ??
Please see a BPI specilis when limitation happen at birth or latter in life injury to. Pain never stops with these injury , even if you find a doctor in time :roll:
Dont wait :shock:
I am in shock , I have had a life time with birth erbs, without any doctor helping me. Today there is help if you find your way to find that doctor who will help.
Wait Never?? Defining erbs is :shock:
I dont understand this book or article :roll:
MY view :shock:
So this article drive me Crazy!
Wait and see never!!!!
I hope this makes sense???

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