What Are Common Signs and Symptoms of a Brachial Plexus Injury? The State of Illinois saw approximately 144,815 births in 2018. The majority of these births resulted in happy and healthy babies. However, birth injuries happen on occasion. In fact, nearly one to two births per 1,000 will result in a brachial plexus injury. Our […]What Is Horner Syndrome?
What Is Horner Syndrome? Horner syndrome is a condition caused by damage to the nerve pathway between the brain, face, and eye on one side of the body. Symptoms include disproportionate pupil sizes, drooping of the upper eyelid or elevation of the lower eyelid, and decreased sweating on the affected side of the face. Horner syndrome causes […]Study: Brachial Plexus Injury Leads to Mental Health Issues
Study: Brachial Plexus Injury Leads to Mental Health Issues New research out of Sweden suggests that children who sustain a brachial plexus injury at birth are more likely to experience mental health problems as teenagers. Out of over 600,000 Swedish children analyzed in the study, about 1,600 had suffered a brachial plexus injury at birth. […]What is a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury?
What is a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury? Newborns can sustain brachial plexus injuries as a result of negligence during the labor and delivery process. A brachial plexus injury is caused by damage to the network of nerves near the neck that give rise to all the nerves of the arm. If an infant’s shoulders get […]
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