What You Can Do At Home

Exercises

Families are ulimately the "primary" therapists.  With targeted exercises using the affected arm, children can improve their function by maintaining adequate range of motion, refining their motor skills, and improving their arm's muscle power.

Videos

Watch these demonstration videos of home therapy exercise routines that are crucial to improving the patient outcomes. (Media Player required) These videos are intended for use in home settings as part of an existing brachial plexus therapy program in conjunction with proper medical supervision. Please consult your physician prior to beginning this program. For a copy of the DVD, please contact the Brachial Plexus Program at 734-936-5017 or bpclinic@med.umich.edu.  Any reproduction is forbidden without written permission from the University of Michigan Pediatric Brachial Plexus Program.    

 
DVD Cover

Range of Motion Exercises

Sample of what is inside the DVD

Home Exercise Therapy Program for Pediatric Brachial Plexus Palsy