Results for: Spinal Cord Injury

What is an Acute Spinal Cord Injury?

Answer . The spinal cord runs down your back from the base of the brain down to the level of your abdomen. It contains bundles of nerve fibers (axons) that connect the bod (MORE)

Spinal cord injury respirator?

In the acute phase of recovery from spinal cord injury, the patient will need to be on a respirator if they are in a coma or otherwise unable to breathe on their own. The seve (MORE)

Spinal cord injuries can result in?

Depending on the type of spinal cord injury, the result can be a total loss and movement below the level of injury, loss of movement with preserved sensation, or visa versa.

What is the prognosis for spinal cord injuries?

prognosis.depends on the location and extent of injury. Injuries of the neck above C4 with significant involvement of the diaphragm hold the gravest prognosis.85% of SCI patie (MORE)

What causes spinal cord injuries?

A spinal contusion or bruise.Spinal compression. Lacerations.Spinal transection.Most spinal cord injuries involve two or more of these types of damage. The typical (MORE)