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Category Archives: Spinal Cord Injury Treatment

Spinal cord injury – Wikipedia

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 7:49 am

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that causes temporary or permanent changes in its function. Symptoms may include loss of muscle function, sensation, or autonomic function in the parts of the body served by the spinal cord below the level of the injury. Injury can occur at any level of the spinal cord and can be complete injury, with a total loss of sensation and muscle function, or incomplete, meaning some nervous signals are able to travel past the injured area of the cord. Continue reading

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Spinal cord injury – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

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Overview A spinal cord injury damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal (cauda equina) often causes permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions below the site of the injury. If you’ve recently experienced a spinal cord injury, it might seem like every aspect of your life has been affected. Continue reading

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Stem Cell Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury …

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Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) Nerve growth factor (NGF) is a member of the neurotrophic factor (neurotrophin, NTFS) family, which can prevent the death of nerve cells and has many features of typical neurotransmitter molecules. NGF plays an important role in the development and growth of nerve cells Continue reading

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Spinal Cord Injury Types of Injury, Diagnosis and Treatment

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According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, as many as 450,000 people in the U.S. are living with a spinal cord injury (SCI). Continue reading

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Spinal Cord Injury Types of Injury, Diagnosis and Treatment

Posted: August 12, 2018 at 1:41 pm

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, as many as 450,000 people in the U.S. are living with a spinal cord injury (SCI) Continue reading

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Stem Cell Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury …

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Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) Nerve growth factor (NGF) is a member of the neurotrophic factor (neurotrophin, NTFS) family, which can prevent the death of nerve cells and has many features of typical neurotransmitter molecules. NGF plays an important role in the development and growth of nerve cells. NGF is synthesized and secreted by tissues (corneal epithelial, endothelial, and corneal stromal cells), and it can be up-taken by sympathetic or sensory nerve endings and then transported to be stored in neuronal cell bodies where it can promote the growth and differentiation of nerve cells Continue reading

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Spinal cord injury – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

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Overview A spinal cord injury damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal (cauda equina) often causes permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions below the site of the injury. If you’ve recently experienced a spinal cord injury, it might seem like every aspect of your life has been affected. You might feel the effects of your injury mentally, emotionally and socially. Continue reading

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Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Treatment & Rehab …

Posted: August 7, 2018 at 9:42 pm

Treatment of spinal cord injury may involve medication, and surgery, and always requires physical therapy. Continue reading

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Spinal cord injury – Diagnosis and treatment – Mayo Clinic

Posted: July 30, 2018 at 8:43 pm

Diagnosis In the emergency room, a doctor may be able to rule out a spinal cord injury by careful inspection and examination, testing for sensory function and movement, and by asking some questions about the accident. But if the injured person complains of neck pain, isn’t fully awake, or has obvious signs of weakness or neurological injury, emergency diagnostic tests may be needed Continue reading

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Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation – BrainAndSpinalCord.org …

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The Acute Phase During the acute phase, it is very important that the person receive prompt medical care. The faster the person accesses treatment, the better his or her chances are at having the least amount of impairment possible. In most cases, like in the all too common suv rollover, the injured person will be sent to the closest hospital or center equipped to deal with spinal cord injuries Continue reading

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