Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injuries:
Understanding presentation, work up, and how to best support injured employees

Original Release Date: November 9, 2022 | 1:00 pm ET

Join Dr. Rohit Garg as he narrows in on injuries to the group of nerves that supply the arms and hands, the brachial plexus, and peripheral nerves. Timely management can be critical for these devastating and life-altering injuries. Participants will gain insight into injury presentation, diagnostics, and how to best support injured workers in their rehabilitation and recovery.

Watch the webinar to learn:

00:00 Introduction

1:34 Welcome to the Injury Insight Series

2:25 About this Session

3:44 Session Speaker

6:46 Outline

7:33 What is Brachial Plexus

13:18 Peripheral Nerve Anatomy

13:58 Brachial Plexus Injury

15:02 “Stretch” Nerve Injury

17:28 Brachial Plexus Injury Examples

18:24 Brachial Plexus Injury

19:47 Brachial Plexus Injury Impact

21:08 Case Example – Patient RG

22:13 Patient RG – Injury Burden

22:46 Delayed Referral for Adult Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injuries

24:32 Case Example – Patient RG

26:54 Imaging

29:22 Electrodiagnostic Evaluation


30:18 Case Example – Patient RG

31:14 Nerve Transfer

33:56 Comparison of Nerve Transfers and Nerve Grafting for Traumatic Upper Plexus Palsy: A Systematic Review and Analysis

34:55 Benefits of Nerve Transfer

36:28 Patient RG – 3 – Month Post – Op

37:35 Therapy

39:40 Case Example Neurolysis – Patient MC

40:27 Case Example – Patient MC

42:47 Case Example Joint Fusion – Patient MM

45:07 Complete Plexus – Patient JAV

45:52 EMG – Patient JAV

47:45 The Role of Amputation and Myoelectric Prosthetic Fitting in Patients with Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injuries

48:44 Summary

50:13 Q&A Section

1:00:11 Conclusion

Presenter: Dr. Rohit Garg ​

DrRohit Garg is a fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeon with additional expertise in complex reconstruction of the upper extremity and microsurgery.