Treatment of a brachial plexus injury using kinesiotape and exercise.

  title={Treatment of a brachial plexus injury using kinesiotape and exercise.},
  author={Sharon Fleming Walsh},
  journal={Physiotherapy theory and practice},
  volume={26 7},
PURPOSE This describes a child whose neonatal brachial plexus injury was treated with kinesiotape and exercise. DESCRIPTION The subject was a two-year-old female whose X-rays demonstrated severe inferior subluxation of the humeral head and winging of the scapula on the left. She was fitted with a shoulder brace with surgery scheduled in six months. The initial PT exam noted 80 degrees of shoulder abduction (trumpet sign), significant asymmetry, and nonuse. Mallet score was 15/25. Treatment… CONTINUE READING
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