Restoring Function After Brachial Plexus and Cervical Spine Injuries

Thu Jan 10, 2019
Brachial plexus is the bundle of nerves that exits the cervical spine, passes under the clavicle, and into the arm. Injuries to the brachial plexus must be restored within a limited amount of time or its function becomes irretrievably lost. In this video, Justin Brown, MD, director of the Mass General Paralysis Center, describes a new, game changing nerve transfer strategy that restores full function to the patient’s hand, and applying that same strategy spinal cord injuries.Read more here: https://advances.massgeneral.org/neuro/video.aspx?id=1057Advances in Motion provides health care professionals with information about the latest breakthroughs, research and clinical advances from Massachusetts General Hospital.Subscribe: https://pages.connect.massgeneral.org/subscription-center-med-prof.html