A 29-year-old female asked:
12wks baby erbs palsy has all movements.doctors cant determine which hand is palcy, but sometimes has some weakness,is there chance to full recovery?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Most likely: Most palsies from birth usually resolve themselves on their own or with physical therapy. If your baby has made this much progress in a short time then the likelihood of full recovery is high. Continue to play with your baby having the baby use the weaker arm more often.
794 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 4, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$30 per visit with
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.