Erb’s Palsy Group
Erb’s Palsy is a paralysis of the arm caused by damage to the main nerves, usually due to birth trauma.
The Erb’s Palsy Group was founded in 1991 by Debbie Clark, whose own child has Erb’s Palsy.
Through raising awareness of the condition and educating others, The Erb’s Palsy group is the only UK organisation offering advice and support to families affected by Erb’s Palsy. The team at the Erb’s Palsy Group work tirelessly with fundraising and events to help parents and families.
Based in Coventry, the EPG have a close Yorkshire connection including having partnered with The Children’s Hand Clinic at St James’s University Hospital, Leeds to develop an Integrated Care Pathway for the treatment of Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy and to have contributed to the development of Shoulder Dystocia Protocols in many labour wards throughout the country.