It has been reported that more than 50% of college football players have sustained brachial plexus injuries in the course of their playing careers.25 Players with this injury may feel burning pain or weakness, or both, in the upper limb or paresthesia and temporary disruption of nerve function after a block or tackle. Recovery is usual, but in some cases in which symptoms persist for months, neural degeneration is confirmed by electromyography. These injuries may involve the spinal accessory, suprascapular, axillary, and long thoracic nerves.
Dry needling acupuncture is very effective in accelerating recovery in most cases. In severe injuries, dry needling acupuncture can be a helpful supplementary modality. Weekly de-stressing treatment is suggested for prevention, and two treatment sessions per week should be provided for treating the symptoms.
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