Case Archive

BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURY POST ROTATOR CUFF SURGERY

Rotator cuff surgery November 28, 2012. Brachial Plexus nerve bundle was stretched. She is unable to participate in her ADL’s since she’s right handed. The EMG studies show some improvement in her conduction studies, but functionally her hand was still unable to work right. She has shooting pains in her right upper extremity and her […]

Shoulder Dystocia Following Vaginal Delivery

Case Overview Pt was followed for the last 4 months of her pregnancy (from 22 1/2 weeks) by Dr.Jones. He counseled her numerous times to curb her excessive weight gain because of the risk of a large baby. At 25 weeks, her gestational glucose screen was elevated (139; reference range: <130 mg/dL). From 31 weeks, […]