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Child"s right hand work in case ofERBs palasy

i want to know that is there any treatement for my son? i have a 6 year old son and the said thing is that he can not use his right hand. he is suffering from ERBs palasy since his birth. please u guys help me to know is there any treatment available any where around the world to make my child"s right hand work. please let me know about this.
Mon, 22 Feb 2010
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There is no cure for ERBs paralysis at present. you have to build confidence in your child to live with it for rest of the life

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rajat's  Response

it can be cured by surgical treatment,with good chances prior the age of 5 yrs

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