Erb's palsy

What is Erb's palsy?

a form of upper trunk brachial plexus palsy causing weakness and loss of movement of upper arm. it involve C5-C6 nerve root.

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hi doctor, my son is 5 months old, he was born with erb palsy in right hand due to shoulder dystocia ...He had improved a lot in these 5 months. He...

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Hi

In Erb`s palsy, usually both sensations and supply to the arm muscles are affected. It takes about 6 to 12 months for recovery.

Since the usage...

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i had a dislocation on left arm about 12 years ago, and since i carried the plaster of paris for three months, i felt no pain since then. Just last...

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Hi and thanks for the query,
Its not unusual to have this sensation in individuals with a past history of dislocation. The upper limb is supplied...

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My son has erbs palsy.He underwent various treatments like wearing splint,electrical stimulation and physiotherapy.He is 14 years now.He weighs...

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Hi XXXXXXX

Thanks for writing to us.

An erb's palsy present since birth is due to a permanent damage to the nerve. You have already done all the...

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I m a 32 yr old female born with Erbs Palsy in my left shoulder and neck. My left was paralyzed for 6mon at birth. Then my nerves grew back on...

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I have a 9 year old daughter that was born with herb palsy but has regained full use of her arm. In 2006 we traveled by care and she was nauseated...

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i had a dislocation on left arm about 12 years ago, and since i carried the plaster of paris for three months, i felt no pain since then. Just last...

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My son has erbs palsy .He underwent various treatments like wearing splint ,electrical stimulation and physiotherapy .He is 14 years now.He weighs...

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