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Brachial Plexus Injury

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  • Posted By: compwiznot
  • February 18, 2007
  • 03:20 PM

My son had an ATV accident in March of 2006 which left his left shoulder, arm, and hand completely paralyzed. He has no feeling or movement in the left arm. He was referred to a doctor here that is supposed to be the best around ( we live in NH) for this injury but has not helped him at all. There is a window of opportunity with this injury and we are desperate to find another doctor that may be able to help him. Although he has no feeling in the extremity he is suffering for excruciating phantom pain and the pain killers do not take it away. He is 25 and works with his hands so this is a devastating injury for him. If anyone has had an injury like this and could point us in the correct direction we would be very grateful.

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  • Please try acupuncture. I have worked with post stroke and paralysis patients and it is extremely effective. Of course, it is most effective if done immediately, and it may take some time to see any results. But please consider trying this as I have seen first hand improvements in ROM and neuralgia symptoms in post stroke patients! To find a practitioner near you visit www.acufinder.com Please please try this.Best wishes,DOM
    acuann 3080 Replies
    • February 18, 2007
    • 08:07 PM
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  • My son had an ATV accident in March of 2006 which left his left shoulder, arm, and hand completely paralyzed. He has no feeling or movement in the left arm. He was referred to a doctor here that is supposed to be the best around ( we live in NH) for this injury but has not helped him at all. There is a window of opportunity with this injury and we are desperate to find another doctor that may be able to help him. Although he has no feeling in the extremity he is suffering for excruciating phantom pain and the pain killers do not take it away. He is 25 and works with his hands so this is a devastating injury for him. If anyone has had an injury like this and could point us in the correct direction we would be very grateful. Hello my is john i am 47 i lost the use of my right arm and shoulder its bin two year it was a plexus injury. i may be able help
    JOHN WALTERS 1 Replies
    • February 19, 2007
    • 04:52 PM
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