Paralysis generally indicates inability to move one or more joints of the body voluntarily. This may follow *head injury, *Stroke, *Brain surgery or *brain injury, *nerve related disease or * nerve damage.

Some of the names associated with the condition of paralysis include *Brachial plexus injury, *Motorcycle accident, *Inability to move the shoulder, *Inability to move the elbow, *Loss of movement of a part of the body / finger, *Nerve injury, *Wrist drop, * *Inability to move the hand, *Inability to move the fingers, *Inability to move the thumb.

Surgery can help alleviate numerus paralytic conditions and improve the quality of life. The surgery may involve nerve repair, nerve grafting, nerve transfer or tendon transferor or some type of joint surgery.