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How to increase healing for brachial plexus injury?

How to increase healing for brachial plexus injury?

Let explain: To increase the healing of the brachial plexus injury, first you diagnose it early and treat accordingly, from splinting to major surgery, this way you assure the healing. Some of the injury will recover even if you do that, this way you maximize the healing potential. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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How can increase strength for brachial plexus injury?

How can increase strength for brachial plexus injury?

Therapy: Nerves will heal over time but full strength will slowly follow. It can take up to a year for a major nerve injury to heal. Continue to use the affected muscles. This will promote nerve growth and reorganization. Physical therapy does not end when you are discharged. You will need to continue your home program. ...Read more

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How to deal with a brachial plexus injury?

How to deal with a brachial plexus injury?

Yes: Many centers in the us specialize in the treatment of brachial plexus injuriy. ...Read more

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What are good ways to boost strength for brachial plexus injury?

Therapy: Assuming your diagnosis is correct and you have been evaluated then physical therapy would be prudent. Exercises can be given that will allow you to strengthen the affected limb. ...Read more

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What to do for first aid for a brachial plexus nerve injury?

What to do for first aid for a brachial plexus nerve injury?

Nerve damage: A brachial plexus nerve injury is a serious injury and can range just a mild stretch injury to disruption of a nerve which could mean a surgical exploration is necessary to repair it. There is no "first aid" available but in the milder injuries physical therapy is helpful. ...Read more

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How can I treat a brachial plexus injury?

How can I treat a brachial plexus injury?

Wait for healing: Most brachial plexus injuries from car or motorcycle crashes involve stretching the nerves. Although they are not usually completely torn apart, they can take a long time to heal. In some cases, they do not heal at all. You can see a neurologist, and nerve conduction studies can be performed to document recovery. ...Read more

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Advise on how long my injury should take to heal. Brachial plexus irritation?

Advise on how long my injury should take to heal. Brachial plexus irritation?

Nerve injury: Generally brachial plexus irritation will resolve with time. The more severe the nerve(s) is injured, the longer and less complete the recovery. A nerve conduction study help to determine the extent of the injury and provide a prognosis for recovery. ...Read more

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Does anyone heal with a brachial plexus injury?

Does anyone heal with a brachial plexus injury?

Yes it is possible: Mnor sprain of the nerve could heal and get back to normal. ...Read more

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Brachial plexus injury how long for recovery?

For whom?: A brachial plexus injury in an adult or in a newborn after delivery? Consider re-phrasing your question with that specified. ...Read more

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Is there any way to restore nerve function after a bracial plexus injury?

Is there any way to restore nerve function after a bracial plexus injury?

Depends on extent: If it involves nerve root avulsion, it is irreversible, but if a stretch or local inflammation with compression, both conservative measures such as physical therapy and feldenkreis may make huge difference, and some brachial plexus injuries such as thoracic outlet syndrome do well with surgery. ...Read more

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What's a natural way to treat brachial plexus injuries?

What's a natural way to treat brachial plexus injuries?

Therapy: Brachial plexus injuries are such significant injuries, they should not be treated without a licensed therapist. While it seems you may be able to do this on your own, these injuries are so devastating, they require special therapy and knowledge to improve your function.S. ...Read more

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How is the brachial plexus nerves reconstructed after injury? Is there a timeframe for them to be reconstructed?

Complex: Brachial plexus repair is complex. Repair earlier than 9-12 months is associated with better outcomes, if repair is possible. ...Read more

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How to promote and allow full recovery of a knee injury to avoid arthritis and surgery?

How to promote and allow full recovery of a knee injury to avoid arthritis and surgery?

See details: It depends on the type and severity of the injury. Some will not recovery without surgery. Some will take days, weeks or even months. See an orthopedist for advice. Exercises and physical therapy may help. ...Read more

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How can strength training prior to a spinal cord injury (paralysis) affect recovery?

How can strength training prior to a spinal cord injury (paralysis) affect recovery?

A good start: Having good musculature before a neurologic injury may aid in recovery as the availability of neuromuscular junction receptors may be more primed towards stimulation. Also, post injury atrophy may not be as bad, so again more muscle to work with. ...Read more

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I have nerve damage due to a chinsaw laceration of themedian and radial nerve. Are there suppliments i can take to help speed the healing proess?

I have nerve damage due to a chinsaw laceration of themedian and radial nerve. Are there suppliments i can take to help speed the healing proess?

Nothing: Save your money. There is no good evidence that any supplements speed healing. If you are had a chain saw injury and are older than a teenager, you will never fully recover. ...Read more

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How long will it take to heal from transverse process fracture of lumbar 2&3?

How long will it take to heal from transverse process fracture of lumbar 2&3?

8-12 weeks: Fortunately, surgery is not needed for this fracture. They usually heal in 8-12 weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long aproximatly will a vetebral compresstion fracture in the L1 take from an injury?

How long aproximatly will a vetebral compresstion fracture in the L1 take from an injury?

About 12 weeks: Fractures heal over a long period of time (sometimes up to a few years), but the bulk of the healing occurs in the first 6 to 12 weeks. Many spine surgeons will brace these injuries, but that may not be necessary in many cases unless the spine is kyphotic (bent forward). Of course, individual cases can vary. Consult your spine specialist if there is any question. ...Read more

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What can I do to speed up the recovery from an avulsion fracture to humerus?

Protection: An avusion fracture means that a muscle pulled off a small piece of bone to which it attaches. The best way to heal as quickly as is to avoid using that muscle and avoid repetitive motion of the bone fragment. A splint o rbrace may help. ...Read more

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How long does it take an injury to the thoracic vertebrae to heal?

How long does it take an injury to the thoracic vertebrae to heal?

6-8 weeks.: Like most fractures, it should heal in 6-8 weeks, assuming that it is a simple fracture, with no other factors affecting healing. ...Read more

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Brachial Plexus Nerve Injury (Definition)

Conditions, often occurring during birth or other traumas, that affect the group of nerves traveling from the spinal cord to the hand, arm, and shoulder resulting in limb ...Read more