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2014-08-20 23:09:51

The Arnold Law Firm commends the work of the United Brachial Plexus Network, Inc. The organization provides besieged parents with extensive information about erb’s palsy injuries and provides in-depth resources by organizing national Brachial Plexus Awareness Week. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Arnold Law Firm, a birth injury law firm, commends the efforts of the United Brachial Plexus Network, Inc., (Network), to bring attention to a common yet preventable birth injury....

2013-07-31 23:01:58

Premier surgeon Dr. Edward Berzin of Houston now offers Erb's Palsy surgery to provide relief for this common form of birth injury. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Texas surgeon Dr. Edward Berzin is offering a future to those suffering from Erb’s Palsy. By offering treatment to those with a brachial plexus injury, he is giving hope and a better quality of life to those in need. The most common cause of Erb’s Palsy is a complication during a pregnancy or childbirth. This...

2013-07-25 23:25:18

After a successful clinic on the treatment of brachial plexus injuries, Dr. Arturo Armenta and the Texas Brachial Plexus Institute team are now planning a return clinic in November and more dates in the near future. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Dozens of families experiencing various forms of brachial plexus injuries attended a June clinic hosted by Texas Brachial Plexus Institute and Integra Rehabilitation Physicians at their Charlotte, North Carolina facility. The clinic was...

2013-05-29 23:30:06

Dr. Art Armenta is bringing his team from the Texas Brachial Plexus Institute to North Carolina to participate in a clinic to assess and evaluate patients suffering from symptoms of brachial plexus. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Dr. Art Armenta announces that he will be coming to North Carolina with his team from the Texas Brachial Plexus Institute. It is important that people take advantage of this opportunity because there are very few doctors who are well trained in the area of...

2013-01-29 23:00:32

Brachial plexus injuries need to be treated with care and urgency; the longer sufferers wait to find a solution the more they risk permanent damage. Dr. Berzin, a Houston plastic surgeon, is now accepting patients suffering from a brachial plexus injury. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Brachial plexus injuries can be extremely painful and may become permanent. Sufferers of this type of injury must educate themselves on what the brachial plexus is, how injury occurs, the difference...

2012-12-27 05:01:34

Dr. Armenta of the Texas Brachial Plexus Institute is now accepting children and adult sufferers of brachial plexus injury. For people with a brachial plexus injury, it can be extremely painful; treatment is available and can ease the suffering of those who have been dealing with this injury. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Understanding what brachial plexus injury is, how it occurs, and how to treat it, are crucial factors one must know when battling this injury. The brachial plexus...

2012-08-01 15:02:49

Hospital for Special Surgery orthopedists encourage early referrals to improve outcomes Because many physicians are unaware of nerve transfer surgery, some patients suffer long-term impairment from nerve injuries that could have been fixed. A study in the August issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) by Hospital for Special Surgery researchers aims to raise awareness of this type of surgery among health care providers. In recent years, great strides...

2012-05-15 21:02:42

A plastic surgeon and neurosurgeon at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis were successful in using peripheral nerve transfer to bypass a cervical spinal cord injury and restore partial function in both hands in a 71-year-old man. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of reactivation of muscles in thumb and fingers after spinal cord injury. The surgical procedures are described in the article "Nerve transfers for the restoration of hand function after spinal...

2011-05-20 13:12:26

The way that clinicians report outcomes of surgery for a traumatic nerve injury involving the arm is not standardized, and it is thus difficult to compare the efficacy of different surgical treatments, according to a study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York. In a second HSS study, investigators say they have developed a tool to measure outcomes that they hope can be refined and used worldwide. Both studies will be presented at the International Symposium on...

2008-05-21 03:00:09

By Sathasivam, S Lecky, B; Manohar, R; Selvan, A Neuralgic amyotrophy is an uncommon condition characterised by the acute onset of severe pain in the shoulder and arm, followed by weakness and atrophy of the affected muscles, and sensory loss as the pain subsides. The diversity of its clinical manifestations means that it may present to a variety of different specialties within medicine. This article describes the epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnoses,...


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