Physiotherapy Treatment of Obstetrics Brachial Plexus Palsy (OBPP) Erb - Duchenne by age group

Lindita Vata, Fadil Gradica, Detjon Vata, Edmond Pistulli, Hajrie Hundozi Hyseni


Presentation: Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy is a damage of Brachial Plexus. The aim of Study: The importance of treatment Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy divided by age groups , Erb - Duchenne with the techniques of Bobath and Vojta. Material and methods:In the study were 30 cases in an 8-year timeframe. Wich 15 of these children have come within 3 months of birth. These entities are applied treatment techniques according to Bobath and Vojta. Result:Of the 30 cases in the study, 15 came within 3 months of their birth. Were treated with Bobath and Vojta techniques and have achieved 100%functional results and 90% aesthetic. 15 children come after this age, 8 arrivals within the first year of birth have reached 90% function and 80% aesthetic. 7 arrivals after 18 months have received 80% function and 70% aesthetics. In measuring the results have participated doctors orthopedic and neuro-pediatric of Q.S.U. "Mother Teresa" and
Trauma. Conclusion:Determinant in the results:1. The degree of damage2. Time of arrival in treatment3. Treatment by age.

Keywords: Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy, Erb-Duchenne, 30 cases, techniques Bobath and Vojta, Function, Aesthetics.

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