by Jason Machowsky
The temperature gets cooler, the trees prepare to burst into color and everything gets back into full swing: work, school and…vegetables? The fall season, especially in New York, is a … More…
"Hi Steve, if you wish to..." on Steve Dorfman's post on Hospital for Special Surgery's wall.
Did you know that the brachial plexus is a complex web of nerves that are formed from nerves that leave the neck on the way down to the arm? Dr. Steve Lee, Orthopedic Surgeon, says: "Brachial plexus can be injured in a variety of ways, most commonly by trauma such as an automobile or motorcycle accident, sports injuries, falls from heights, among others. One arm may be partially or totally paralyzed as a result. It's very important to be seen by the appropriate specialist as soon as possible. Nerve repair and reconstruction is possible and can restore a good amount of function." To learn more, visit http://www.hss.edu/brachialplexuscenter.asp.