Improving shoulder and elbow function in children with Erb's palsy.

  title={Improving shoulder and elbow function in children with Erb's palsy.},
  author={Andrew Elvey Price and Michael A Tidwell and John A I Grossman},
  journal={Seminars in pediatric neurology},
  volume={7 1},
Many children who sustain birth injuries to the brachial plexus suffer significant functional limitations due to various sequelae affecting the shoulder and elbow or forearm. The maintenance of full passive mobility during the period of neurological recovery is essential for normal joint development. Early surgical correction of shoulder contractures and subluxations reduces permanent deformity. Reconstruction of forearm rotation contractures significantly improves the appearance and use of the… CONTINUE READING


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