Brachial Plexus Injury

A brachial plexus injury happens when a network of nerves that send signals from your spinal cord to your shoulder, armor and are stretched, compressed or torn from the spinal cord.

This injury is common among athletes/individuals that are involved in contact sports such as football and wrestling and motorcycle/motor vehicle accidents. Some children also sustain brachial plexus injuries during childbirth.

Causes

Can result from shoulder trauma, tumors, or inflammation when the arm is forcefully stretched or pulled.  Various events such as contact sports, difficult childbirth, trauma, tumors or cancer treatments can cause brachial plexus injuries.

Symptoms

You may have a brachial plexus injury if you experience the following signs and symptoms:

  • Burning sensations around your arm
  • Numbness and weakness in your arm
  • Weakness in hand, arm and shoulder muscles
  • Immobility in your hand, arm, and shoulder

Treatment

Stem Cell Therapy and PRP THERAPY are amongst outer leading edge, non-surgical therapies that deliver a unique approach for treating spine and joint injuries—restoring function and improving performance.

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