Erb's palsy success story
When thing's go wrong at the hospital
On the day my fifth child was born I herd a crack as she was being forced out. Our doctor said everything was ok, but my husband and myself knew something wasn't right. Looking at her on the infants table not moving or crying was devistating. As the minutes (felt like a half an hour but wasn't) rolled passed she was crying and starting to get her color back. It is a great relief to hear your baby crying. All along the doctor and nurses are telling us "she's doing great", as they are bathing and wrapping her in the blanket, what they forgot to tell us is her left arm was injured and is now paralyzed due to shoulder dystocia. One of the nurses even tried lifting and dropping her arm saying "she'll be able to move it soon, it's just stunned from delivery". I guess at the time I was naïve and thought the doctor knew what he was talking about, they did x-rays and said it was not broken that in a day or two she should be able to move it. The only thing she could do was move her fingers a little.
We were released from the hospital with no instructions for our newborns injured arm. On her follow up two days later our pediatrician said she reviewed the x-rays and there was a bend in the left clavicle, and that our daughter had a brachial-plexis injury, or erbs palsy. We were told to wrap her arm close to her body for five days, that was when she went back for more x-rays. The x-rays concluded nothing broken or even injured. What next we asked our doctor. She just told us to continue wrapping her arm until her two week appointment. She also said in the next few weeks to consider a therapist seeing her once a week. We did as she said. We asked all sorts of questions about erbs palsy, but still looked it up ourselves. Therapy started when she was two weeks old. I was taught how to exercise her arm as well. We were also told there was a possibility of surgery to repair the nerve, and my husband and myself were thinking how, it does not make any sense to cut her open to try to tie the nerve together and sew her back up. So we searched the internet... nothing! "You just got to give these things time" is what everyone was saying.
At about a month old our little girl was frustrated that she could not move her arm. She would be on her back trying to move it and would over work her entire body to try and get it to move. She wanted desperately to move that arm. It was stiff, but she could lift it about an inch up. That was such great progress for us.
We started praying and when she was one and a half months my brother -in-law (a personal trainer) said something to us about quantum neurology. He had a client who injured his arm and there were no side effects. Had our prayers been answered? He lives on the west coast and we live on the east coast. So needless to say he did his homework and gave us a name and number for someone in our area. The first time that I called, I had to leave a message and just wait. We prayed all night. The next day I received a call from the chiropractors office. They wanted to see us as soon as possible. In four days we went to see the chiropractor and he did a few weired things, that he himself said probably looked silly. He would move her arm and put this red light on her neck and do a few other things but not once did he hurt her. But amazingly the good Lord was allowing this kookiness to work. Before we walked out of there our little girl held her hands together...on her own for the first time. She has had four treatments now and has another in two weeks. We are so blessed at how the quantum neurology worked for our daughter.
After a few sessions of the quantum neurology our daughter has had amazing improvements. This was the begenning of an exciting journy to see after every treatment that her progress would be improved more and more.
Our daughter is now a year old and is not 100% better yet but the Lord will heal her in due time.
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