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Are brachial plexus injuries serious?

The not-so-satisfying short answer: It depends. Like any other orthopedic injury, the seriousness of a brachial plexus injury depends on its cause, severity and treatment options.  What is the brachial plexus? The brachial plexus is a network of five intertwined nerves that stretch from the neck, through the upper chest and into the armpit. This bundle of […]

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common nerve disorders in the United States, affecting 4 to 10 million Americans every year. In general, carpal tunnel is more prolific in the middle-aged and older population and affects women up to three times more often than men. If you think you’re suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome, the […]

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