Nerves C5 through C8 and T1 can be damaged in an Erb's Palsy/Brachial Plexus Injury causing total or partial Paralysis in the hand, wrist, elbow,and shoulder. for more information on this birth injury go to www.ubpn.org
Erb's Palsy Awareness : What do you know about Erb’s Palsy? It’s an injury that affects infants during the birthing process and causes weakness or paralysis in the arm or shoulder. In an effort to rise awareness about Erb’s palsy, Arthur Sloane of “erbpalsy.org” compiled this report to... > http://infographicsmania.com/erbs-palsy-awareness/?utm_source=Pinterest&utm_medium=ZAKKAS&utm_campaign=SNAP
These are examples of Secondary Complications associated with long term nerve damage caused by a Brachial Plexus Injury (BPI)/Erb's Palsy. Prognosis depends on the severity of the nerve damage, out patient/at home physical therapy support available to patient, surgical intervention and other variables.