Definition. Brachial plexopathy is an injury of the brachial plexus, most commonly caused by trauma. 1 Brachial plexus is a peripheral nervous system structure that extends from the cervicothoracic spinal cord to the axilla and provides motor, sensory, and autonomic innervation to the upper extremities. May 02, 2017 · Brachial plexus neuropathy (BPN) occurs when nerves in your upper shoulder area become damaged. This can cause severe pain in your shoulders or Author: Bree Normandin And Marijane Leonard.
Mar 01, 2017 · Brachial plexus injury (BPI) is a severe peripheral nerve injury affecting upper extremities, causing functional damage and physical disability 55). The most common cause of adult BPI is a traffic accident, such as motorcycle accidents. Most patients are Author: Hye Ran Park, Gwang Soo Lee, Il Sup Kim, Jae-Chil Chang. Jul 31, 2019 · Brachial plexopathy is a form of peripheral neuropathy. It occurs when there is damage to the brachial plexus. This is an area on each side of the neck where nerve roots from the spinal cord split into each arm's nerves. Damage to these nerves results in pain, decreased movement, or decreased sensation in the arm and shoulder.
Apr 10, 2019 · Rehabilitation of adults with brachial plexopathy General considerations. For all patients with lesions involving the brachial plexus, there are a number of general rehabilitation considerations that should be addressed for all patients regardless of etiology, location, extent of involvement, or the chronicity of the plexopathy.