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Hand and Nerve Specialist Mark Tait, M.D., Joins UAMS Orthopaedics Department

Aug. 29, 2016 | Hand and upper extremity surgeon Mark Tait, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He is also an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics in the UAMS College of Medicine. He began Aug. 15. “We are excited to have Dr. Tait join our staff,” said C. [...]

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Axillary Nerve Dysfunction and Palsy

Axillary Nerve Dysfunction and Palsy Injury to any peripheral nerve can lead to loss of strength and feeling.  An axillary nerve injury can lead to loss of motion and sensation to the shoulder. What is an axillary nerve injury? The axillary nerve is the primary nerve connecting the spinal cord and brain to the muscles [...]

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Brachial Plexus Injuries

Brachial Plexus Injuries What is a brachial plexus injury? A bundle of connected nerves in the neck region of your spinal cord sends branches down into your chest, shoulders, arms, and hands. This group of nerves is called the brachial plexus. These nerves control the motions of your wrists, hands, and arms, allowing you to [...]

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Tetraplegia/Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

Tetraplegia/Cervical Spinal Cord Injury What is tetraplegia? Neck (cervical spine) injuries can result in damage to the spinal cord resulting in weakness and loss of sensation in the extremities.  Alterations in function of both the upper and lower extremities is called tetraplegia.  While the lower extremities are often paralyzed in these injuries, loss of function [...]

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Brachial Plexus

Brachial Plexus Drs. Mark Tait and John Bracey UAMS is one of the few places in the U.S. offering state-of-the-art treatment for brachial plexus conditions and injuries. Using the latest technology and procedures, our fellowship-trained surgeons provide caring and compassionate treatment for the most complex cases. The brachial plexus is a cluster of [...]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome is a pressure on the median nerve, which is the nerve in the wrist that supplies feeling and movement to parts of the hand. The area in your wrist where the nerve enters the hand is called the carpal tunnel. The condition is common in people who perform repetitive motions [...]

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