Medical negligence can sometimes result in birth injuries such as brachial plexus injuries of the shoulder. If your child was diagnosed with a brachial plexus injury after an act of medical negligence, a medical malpractice attorney in Annapolis, MD, can help your family get the compensation you need for special therapy needs. This type of personal injury requires specialized physical therapy.
Watch this video to see a demonstration of some stretches to do with your baby at each diaper changing. With each stretch, move the body part only to the point of resistance and hold the stretch for 20 seconds. Remember to move both arms equally. Parents can rest assured that stretching does not cause further injury to the nerves and, as indicated by the happy baby featured in this video, infants seem to enjoy physical therapy.