After removing the plaster cast, it is advisable to wear a hand on a wedge-shaped pillow for 2-3 months, gradually reducing its thickness. At this time, treatment is carried out with massage and gymnastics.
Fortunately, milder injuries are more common and usually respond quickly to conservative treatment. At the same time, these mild cases do not differ in any way from cases that lead children to disability, so the prognosis is made with caution. Persistent pupillary irregularity indicates a poor prognosis.
Further preventive measures are reduced to early detection of obstetric paralysis and early treatment. To this end, it is necessary to train the staff of maternity hospitals and maternity wards of hospitals (pediatricians, obstetricians) in the early diagnosis of injuries, in particular paralysis.