Category Archives for Spinal Cord Information

Central Cord Syndrome

Spinal cord injuries affect the body in various ways. These types of injury are classified according to the level on which the damage occurs and whether it is considered complete or incomplete. Complete

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Heterotopic Ossification and Spinal Cord Injuries

There are several secondary complications and conditions associated with spinal cord injuries. They include issues such as impaired bladder function and autonomic dysreflexia, a potentially dangerous

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Lumbar Spinal Cord Injuries Explained

The prognosis of any spinal cord injury (SCI) largely depends on factors such as the level at which it has occurred, the severity of the damage and whether the injury is considered complete or incomplete.

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Partial Paralysis vs Full Paralysis After a Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) will generally result in some kind of paralysis, but the location, severity and level of the injury will largely determine the future outcome and what kind of support the individual

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Spinal Cord Injury FAQs

It can be difficult to find all the relevant and accurate information you need when trying to learn about a particular medical condition. This normally involves visiting more than one site and trying

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Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries Explained

There are many factors that influence the prognosis for a patient following a spinal cord injury. These factors include where the damage to the spine has occurred and whether the injury is considered

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Degenerative Disc Disease Explained

We normally associate spinal damage with traumatic injuries such as car and sporting accidents. There are, however, a wide range of spinal problems that can occur for a whole variety of reasons. Spinal

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Sacral Spine Injuries

The spine is an amazing and complex structure that helps not only provide structural support to the whole body, but also protects the spinal cord, which delivers messages to and from the brain. When

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Spine Curvature Disorders

The spine is made up of numerous bones one on top of each other that allow us to bend and twist. These bones provide a protective cover for the spinal cord, a mix of white and gray matter that contains

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