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  • Newborn Brachial Plexus Injuries for Parents


    During childbirth, a brachial plexus injury can happen if the baby's neck is stretched to one side.

  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT) for Parents


    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is a neurological disorder. It causes muscle weakness and numbness, most commonly in the arms and legs.

  • Word! Nerves for Kids


    Your nerves are like a bunch of wires or cables that send signals back and forth between your brain and the rest of your body.

  • Burner (Stinger) for Teens


    Burners - also called stingers - usually happen in the neck or shoulder. They take their name from the burning or stinging sensation they cause. Find out how to treat burners - and prevent them.

  • Burners and Stingers for Parents


    Burners (or stingers) are injuries to the nerve network in the shoulder, arm, forearm, hand, and fingers. They're pretty common in sports and usually go away quickly.

  • EMG (Electromyogram) for Parents


    Is your child scheduled to have an EMG? Find out how this test is performed and when you can expect the results.

  • Bell's Palsy for Parents


    Bell's palsy is a temporary weakness or paralysis of the muscles on one side of the face. Though it can be alarming, it typically goes away in a matter of weeks.

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome for Kids


    Carpal tunnel syndrome can make your hands feel numb and tingly. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome for Parents


    Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a rare medical condition that affects the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. Luckily, most people who get GBS recover.

  • Ears for Parents


    Hearing may be the ears' main job, but it's not all they do. Learn all about the ears in this Body Basics article.