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.

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Please name the treatment brachial plexus injury?

Variety of therapies. But for thoracic outlet syndrome, pectoralis minor syndrome, and brachial plexus stretch injuries, find FELDENKREIS approach very useful.. Hope that is what you seek. Read more...

What are your treatment options for a brachial plexus injury?

Varieble. If acute, might use steroids, but if chronic, analgesics, and physical therapy. If thoracic outlet syndrome, maybe Feldenkries postural therapy, but if unresponsive, perhaps surgical decompression. If rootlets avulsed from spinal cord, no reversibility, and must treat with palliation. Read more...

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...

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...

Could massage help a brachial plexus injury?

Possibly. But the results will be short-lived. However if you have scar tissue developing there, maybe scar mobilization exercises might help. Suggest seeing a sports medicine trained Physical Medicine & Rehab Doctor that can help you with your recovery from this. Read more...
A little. You likely could have localized pain, even inflammation, which could respond to massage in terms of symptomatic relief, but this is NOT curative, or substantially beneficial over the long-term. However, will not hurt, so OK to get done. Maybe acupuncture could also assist your symptoms. Read more...