Saturday, February 21, 2009

The BPI Connection is on Facebook

Did you know that The BPI Connection is on Facebook, and growing strong. We are now at 564 members. Let others know. Lets raise awareness brachial plexus injury/erb's palsy awareness!

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Looking for BPI Camp Committee Volunteers

We are looking for those who may be interested in volunteering time towards a BPI Camp Committee. Please let us know if you are interested.
BPI Connection

Friday, February 6, 2009

United Brachial Plexus Network on Facebook

Have you seen UBPN is now on Facebook. You can find the site at:

Come help us by supporting the cause.

To support Families and Individuals Impacted by Brachial Plexus Injuries.

Donations to the cause benefit:
  1. That brachial plexus injuries should be prevented.
  2. That more awareness is needed for brachial plexus injuries
  3. That community involvement is the greatest resource for change.
The United Brachial Plexus Network (UBPN) is a registered non-profit 501(c)3 organization devoted to providing information, support and leadership for families and those concerned with brachial plexus injuries worldwide. Available resources include: Our extensive website and online registry; programs designed to meet the needs of our community; and a variety of publications and informational materials.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Have you seen this website? Hard to believe, is all I will say

Have you seen this website? Hard to believe, is all I will say at this point, from a guy who is the president of Shoulder Dystocia Litigation Consultants.

Advice for Doctors in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
Learner is also the president of Shoulder Dystocia Litigation Consultants, a group that works with defense lawyers, medical malpractice insurance company case managers, and hospital risk managers in shoulder dystocia-related injuries ...
Maryland Injury Lawyer Blog -

Monday, November 10, 2008

Child to serve as patient champion

Child to serve as patient championBurleson-Crowley Connection - Cleburne,TX,USABorn with a fractured collar bone, she is being treated for a condition called brachial plexus palsy, damage to the nerves that send signals to the spinal ...

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Brachial Plexus/Erb's Palsy Events

Are you aware of any BPI events?

Below is one that we are aware of, let us know if you know of any.

Washington State and the Greater North West

Helping Hands Greater Northwest BPI Support Group will gather at Owen Beach (Point Defiance Park) on October 19th.

They will have a live band "The Backwoods Windjammers"

For futher information contact; Peggy Fergerson: or Julia Aten:

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Double Arm Transplant

Have you seen the recent headlines regarding the man who had a double arm transplant. You can find out more information on this at:

I wonder if he will loose a lot of muscle mass waiting for the nerves to continue growing. Sounds like he already has made progress. There are lots of amazing photos.
He will be receiving an intensive program of physiotherapy, electric stimulation.
It will be interesting to see how he progresses.

Good luck Karl Merk!!!