Erb's Palsy Awareness : What do you know about Erb’s Palsy? It’s an injury that affects infants during the birthing process and causes weakness or paralysis in the arm or shoulder. In an effort to rise awareness about Erb’s palsy, Arthur Sloane of “erbpalsy.org” compiled this report to... > http://infographicsmania.com/erbs-palsy-awareness/?utm_source=Pinterest&utm_medium=ZAKKAS&utm_campaign=SNAP
Virtually all brachial plexus injuries at birth are the result of excessive force used by the physician or midwife who delivered the baby. This often occurs in the setting of a "shoulder dystocia" which the doctor or midwife attempts to resolve by pulling the baby's head out or down thereby ripping the nerves in the babies neck.