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What is procedure for a brachial plexus nerve injury?

Several options

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A brachial plexus repair with nerve grafting can be done. If you are already post-op or not a surgical candidate then spinal cord stimulation or peripheral nerve stimulation can be done to help control your pain.
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What to do for first aid for a brachial plexus nerve injury?

Nerve damage

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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.
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What kind of first aid is needed for a brachial plexus nerve injury?

Physical therapy

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Acutely, there is little to do for a closed brachial plexus stretch injury. Most neurosurgeons will watch these for recovery of sensation and/or movement. If there is no improvement after 3-6 months, surgeons may explore these and remove scar and possibly do nerve grafts across the injured part. Acutely with open injuries, some may surgically explore and attempt to repair the nerve.
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What does it mean to have brachial plexus palsy and peripheral nerve injury?

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Peripheral nerve damage is damage to both the nerve and the surrounding tissue since the nervous system is characterized by dependence of neurons on their supporting glia. Brachial plexus dysfunction (brachial plexopathy) is a form of peripheral neuropathy. It occurs when there is damage to the brachial plexus, an area where a nerve bundle from the spinal cord splits into each arm nerve.
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What is brachial plexus injury?

Nerve damage

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The brachial plexus is a complex of nerves arising from the neck and innervating the upper back, and arm. This can be injured by puncture wounds, direct trauma or falling asleep when intoxicated with the arm over the edge of a chair. Many important functions are served by this set of nerves. If you have concerns about this, see your doctor for evaluation and treatment if possible.
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Where is your brachial plexus nerve?

Not single nerve

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Brachial plexus is a group/cluster of nerves connecting cervical spinal cord and an arm. The major nerves involved include median, ulnar, and radial, but also axillary and supra scapular. The bulk of the plexus itself in located in the shoulder region.
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Baby has brachial plexus injury. WHY?

Orthopedic surgeon

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What is a brachial plexus injury like?

Arm paralysis.

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Brachial plexus injuries (usually congenital) are serious morbid conditions resulting from trauma on the nerves travelling from the neck to the arm. They cause permanent paralysis of the affected arm. Physical therapy can help. Fortunately, this complication occurs very rarely even in cases of shoulder dystocia; its overall incidence is 0.04 to 0.2% of live births.
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What does a doc do for brachial plexus?

Treat symptoms

Inflammation of the plexus due to an immune rxtn (Parsonage-Turner) is often treated with steroids. Trauma to the arm and shoulder affecting the plexus might use PT, pain pills, muscle relaxers, nerve pain suppressors (like opioids, Lyrica, Cymbalta, gabapentin). Occas., MRI reveals blood, infection, or a tumor, and these situations may receive an operation. Thoracic outlet may be operative.
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Are brachial plexus injuries hereditary?

No

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The cervical plexus can be stretched during delivery.After the head is out, it is pulled forward & angled up or down to get the shoulders & rest of baby out.If the plexus responds with swelling around the nerves,transient loss of function(dys/wks) may be found.If the nerves are damaged by the stretch, nerves may be permanently damaged.This is birth trauma any kid could get.It is not hereditary.
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