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.


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.


* Electrical Stimulation:


* Exercise:


* Functional Activities:





* Splinting:  


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