Brachial Plexus Surgery

Brachial Plexus Injury Vs Surgery

The brachial plexus surgery is performed to correct the brachial plexus injury (BPI) or brachial plexus lesions. The brachial plexus injuries can occur due to the shoulder trauma, tumours, or inflammation. The other cause of Brachial plexus surgery is a rare Parsonage-Turner syndrome causes the brachial plexus inflammation without obvious injury, which needs to be corrected with the brachial plexus surgery.

The brachial plexus injury can be classified as either traumatic or obstetric. The traumatic injury of the brachial plexus can arise from several causes, including the falls from a height, direct violence or gunshot wounds, whereas the obstetric brachial plexus injuries may occur from a mechanical injury involving shoulder dystocia during a difficult childbirth.

The brachial plexus is the network of nerves that send signals from the spine to shoulder, arm and head. When the nerve of brachial plexus stretched, compressed, or ripped apart or torn away from the spinal cord, the brachial plexus injuries occur that must be corrected with the brachial plexus surgery.

Sign & Symptoms of Brachial Plexus Surgery

  • A limp or paralyzed arm
  • Lack of muscle control in the arm, hand or wrist
  • Lack of sensation in the arm or hand
  • Nerve compression or stretch
  • Complete weakness in corresponding muscles

Treatment

The treatment for brachial plexus injuries is available as an option of brachial plexus surgery if another alternative such as orthosis/splinting, occupational or physical therapy becomes a failure to correct the brachial plexus stretching, the brachial plexus surgery is performed. The improvements occur slowly in the case of brachial plexus surgery and the rehabilitation process can take up to many years. Some forms of treatment are available for the brachial plexus injuries, including the nerve grafts, medication, surgical decompression, nerve transfer, physical therapy, and occupational therapy. The Medispa Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Centre offers the modest cost for the brachial plexus surgery and the service of the cosmetic procedure performed by world’s renowned Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Surgeon, Dr. Suneet Soni.

 

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