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child duchenne palsy w/o shoulder dystocia
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child duchenne palsy w/o shoulder dystocia

my daughter was born on 19th feb 2009 .she was 4.1 kg at birth because of her heavy weight dr delivered her by vaccum due to this she is suffering from duchenne palsy w/o shoulder dystocia on her right arm. her right arm is very loose and she even can not hold our fingers.our Pediatrician refered to physiotherapist and he advised certain exercise to be done three times a day and next step will be to stimulate (current)& told she will be fine within 3-4 months.tomorrow we will be geting nerve conduction test done for her .seeing her reports i will be giving the details to you.Now my question is that are we in the right track because certain delays may result in serious consequences.can this condition be treated by you .is this condition 100% treatable & what is the max duration .should we consult any other specialist dr.please guide us our family is highly in vain and do reply soon will be waiting for ur advice.
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This is a condition that could possibly resolve on its own over several months, or may require "help" from a specialist. I would recommend finding a pediatric chiropractor in your area.

I have two resources for you:

1) http://www.icpa4kids.com/locator/index.htm

2) http://tinyurl.com/ahxhcs

The first is a directory of pediatric chiropractors, and the second is a directory of Upper Cervical specialists. Look into each of them, and choose accordingly.

These doctors will address this issue differently than pediatricians and physical therapists, so it would be advantageous to get their perspective as well - the sooner the better.

Adam Tanase, D.C.
www.drtanase.com
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