Immobilizing therapy in the treatment of obstetrical brachial plexus injuries

Thilo Schenck, T. Bayer, A. Enders, M.-A. Marton, H.-G. Machens, W. Müller-Felber & R. E. Giunta
The majority of cases of obstetrical plexus palsies are mild traction injuries which resolve under physical therapy within several weeks or months. In cases of severe ruptures or avulsion injuries of the brachial plexus lifelong impairment of the upper extremities can occur. Hence, the indications f[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]