Dr. Krista Eskay is a paediatric physical therapist and researcher
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Infantile brachial plexus palsy is an upper extremity nerve injury that occurs during delivery. The injured nerves cause weakness or paralysis in the affected arm, which can have long-lasting effects on a child's ability to use their arm. While many infants recover from this injury within a few months, some may require further intervention to help regain full function. This course will explore the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for infantile brachial plexus injury.
This course aims to introduce infantile brachial plexus injury, focusing on causes, common presentations and treatment options.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.