Birth Injury – Erb’s Palsy: Causes, Physiotherapy Treatment and Exercises

Its Typically affects one or two of every 1000 babies. Infants with this condition usually can’t move the affected shoulder.

 

 

Cause of Injury: Birth Injury

Position of the Limb:

Any difference in the hand function or unable to lift the shoulder, consult your Doctor/Pediatrician/Physiotherapist.

Prognosis/Recovery:

Physiotherapy treatment should be started at the end of the 30 days. The prognosis for Erb’s palsy will depend upon the severity of the injury.

Treatments:

* Electrical Stimulation:

                                    

* Exercise:

                                     

* Functional Activities:

                         

                         

                         

          

* Splinting:  

                                            

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