Hmmm . . . I'm just a family physician and geriatirican who's delivered a fair number of babies in his day but I think you need to get a pediatric orthopedic surgeon involved. I have to admit I'm not familiar with arm dislocations during deliveries. Was the injury at the shoulder or elbow or elsewhere? How was the diagnosis made? Perhaps you're referring to a shoulder dystocia (whereby the shoulder gets stuck behind the pubic bone) and can lead to Erb's palsy (brachial plexus injury) which manifests as difficulty moving the affected limb. In such a situation, getting physical therapy involved as soon as possible is key to an infant's recovery. I'm sorry to hear about your granddaughter's injury. I wish you all the best during these trying times.
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