Upper Back & Neck Injuries
Most of the damage to the brachial plexus is done when the shoulder is moved backwards and the neck is stretched upwards and away from the shoulder. This normally happens during a back tackle while playing contact sports like football or rugby.
Brachial Plexus Injury normally takes quite a significant bit of time to heal as regeneration of nerves occurs extremely slowly approximately at a rate of 1 mm per day. It may not be a minimum of six months before the affected individual can see some improvement in the restoration of function.
The presenting features of a Brachial Plexus Injury are significantly variable and depend on the severity of the condition and location of the injury. In majority of the cases, only one arm is affected due to Brachial Plexus Injury. In severe cases of Brachial Plexus Injury the affected individual will experience severe weakness with inability to use the upper extremities fluently.
Brachial Plexus Palsy is a pathological condition arising as a result of damage to the brachial plexus. The brachial plexus is a network of nerves which sends signals from the spinal cord to the upper extremities including the shoulder, arms, and hands. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of Brachial Plexus Palsy.
Meta Description: Cervical kyphosis is a curve in the cervical spine, in the neck region. There can be various causes of cervical kyphosis and the severity of problem is generally related to the degree of kyphotic curve of cervical spine. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and exercises for cervical kyphosis.
Broken Neck or Neck Fracture usually results due to high impact traumatic injuries like automobile accidents. Treatment involves immobilizing the neck to prevent further damage and/or surgery. Recovery period is 2-4 months for complete healing of cervical vertebrae.