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Erbs palsy since birth. 22 now. Loosing motion in hand slowly, arm locking up more, numbness more. More pain. What do I do!? Splint/brace? Surgery?

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In brief: Never too late

Erb's affects the upper brachial plexus, and your hand involves lower plexus, so this is new superimposed on the prior. The symptoms raise concern that a complex regional pain syndrome may be evolving, and this needs to be addressed asap.
The therapy can wait, as the diagnosis must precede. Believe, your best bet is to see a physiatrist initially and perhaps other specialists later.

In brief: Never too late

Erb's affects the upper brachial plexus, and your hand involves lower plexus, so this is new superimposed on the prior. The symptoms raise concern that a complex regional pain syndrome may be evolving, and this needs to be addressed asap.
The therapy can wait, as the diagnosis must precede. Believe, your best bet is to see a physiatrist initially and perhaps other specialists later.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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In brief: Sounds like new prob

Really need a diagnosis as your description is one of a superimposed newer problem. Maybe complex regional pain syndrome.
Seek out a physiatrist and get started.

In brief: Sounds like new prob

Really need a diagnosis as your description is one of a superimposed newer problem. Maybe complex regional pain syndrome.
Seek out a physiatrist and get started.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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