Blog Posts in September, 2016

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  • What Are Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries?

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Sep 20, 2016

    Klumpke paralysis, also known as Dejerine-Klumpke palsy or Klumpke's palsy, is a type of paralysis that generally affects newborn babies, but can also occur later in life. Erb’s palsy is a more common form of birth injury, but has similar effects to Klumpke paralyses. Klumpke’s paralysis affects the muscles in the person’s hand and forearm, and is caused when the first thoracic nerve and the ...
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  • The Risks of Gestational Diabetes

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Sep 13, 2016

    If managed properly, gestational diabetes is unlikely to result in complications for the mother or infant. In most cases, gestational diabetes will go away after giving birth. Unfortunately, not every case is handled with the care needed, putting the thousands of pregnant women affected by this disease every year at risk of health complications, health issues, and birth injuries to their children. ...
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  • Causes of Summer Truck Tire Blowouts

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Sep 8, 2016

    Summer weather is still in full swing now that September has started, and while it’s important to keep yourself protected from heat and sun-related injuries while outside, it’s even more important to pay attention to hazards on the road. One of the most dangerous problems you may face while driving is the risk of a truck’s tire bursting. While they can cause catastrophic collisions at any time, ...
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