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A spinal cord injury, or damage to the spinal cord, is an extremely serious type of physical trauma. It will likely have a lasting and significant impact on most aspects of daily life. According to the National Institutes of Health, the group that[read article]

Tests for Spinal Cord Injury

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Neurological Examination
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Back pain is a common condition that many people don't take very seriously. But in some cases, back pain is just a surface symptom of a much deeper problem:...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A computed tomography (CT) scan, commonly referred to as a CAT scan, is a type of X-ray that produces cross-sectional images of a specific part of the body. In the ...  More
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MRI of Spine
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to se...  More
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CT Myelogram
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Somatosensory Evoked Potentials
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Cross Straight-Leg-Raising Test
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Medical Procedures for Spinal Cord Injury

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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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Rehabilitation Therapy
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Immobilization
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Spinal traction is a form of decompression therapy that relieves pressure on the spine. It can be performed manually or mechanically.  More
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Occupational Therapy
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Neurostimulation Procedures of Spinal Cord Tissue
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Surgical Procedures for Spinal Cord Injury

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Decompression Laminectomy
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Implantation of Neural Prosthesis
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Decompression of Nerve
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Decompression of Spinal Cord
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Fusion of Lower Back Spine
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Prescribed Medications for Spinal Cord Injury

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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DEXAMETHASONE (dex a METH a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions tre...  More
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CYCLOBENZAPRINE (sye kloe BEN za preen) is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat muscle pain, spasms, and stiffness.  More
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RIMABOTULINUMTOXINB is a neuro-muscular blocker. It is used to treat severe neck muscle spasms.  More
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DEXAMETHASONE (dex a METH a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated incl...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Spinal Cord Injury

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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Self Care for Spinal Cord Injury

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Bed Rest
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Alternative Procedures for Spinal Cord Injury What's this?

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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a non-invasive technique in which a low-voltage electrical current is delivered through wires from a small pow...  More
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The practice of acupuncture originated in China 5,000 years ago. Today it is widely used throughout the world and is one of the main pillars of Chinese medicine. Th...  More
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