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Revista Medica Herediana

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PINZON RIOS, Iván Darío. Effect of physiotherapy in a patient with shoulder luxation and brachial plexus damage: Case report. Rev Med Hered [online]. 2017, vol.28, n.1, pp.42-47. ISSN 1018-130X.

Brachial plexus palsy following anterior shoulder luxation is a rare condition leading to significant disability. It’s present the case of a patient with traumatic anterior shoulder luxation complicated with brachial plexus palsy from a physiotherapeutic perspective. The rehabilitation process took approximately one year and the patient had residual rigidity in the shoulder.

Keywords : Brachial plexus; shoulder dislocation; physical therapy.

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