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Vertebral compression fractures are the most common type of spinal fracture and cannot heal on their own. If left untreated, these fractures can cause serious health problems. Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive spine surgery that restores lost vertebral height and decreases back pain in individuals with vertebral compression fractures.

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Living with a T4 spinal cord injury allows me do things I never would have in the course of my ordinary life — it taught me to say “yes” to new experiences.
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Golfers are hardly strangers to back pain. Most, in fact, come to anticipate it at some point in their lives. However, when Mark took a swing one afternoon, he knew something was different. This time the pain in his back was more severe and it radiated all the way down his right leg. Not knowing what else to do, he limped through the rest of the course and went home. A few days later, the pain increased to the point where he could no longer manage, and Mark went to the emergency room. His MRI showed a ruptured disc affecting one of the nerves traveling to his legs.

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In the past, patients with contained disc herniations have been treated with conservative care including rest, medications, injections and/or physical therapy. Unfortunately, this does not always provide relief. Those who did not respond to this conservative care were forced to live with the symptoms or consider major spine surgery which caused a major disruption in their daily lives.

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Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have shown that patients who have chronic pain can reduce their emotional response to the pain through spinal cord stimulation.
The study results are published in the latest issue of the journal Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface.

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Two Common Symptoms Lead By Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal cord injury refers to damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal. It often causes permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions below the site of the injury. Symptoms of spinal cord injury based on the level and severity of the damage, and it generally varies from case to case.
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Spinal cord injury refers to damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal. It often causes permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions below the site of the injury. Symptoms of spinal cord injury based on the level and severity of the damage, and it generally varies from case to case.

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Three Common Tests for Diagnosing Spinal Cord Injury
Human spinal cord refers to a bundle of motor nerves that run down to the back from the brain. It carries the single from brain to limbs and muscles. When spinal cord injury happens, vertebrae, bone disk got ruptured and dislocated by sudden blows. At the meantime, the signals are disconnected and the patients usually loss parts or full function below the injury level. Tests for diagnosing spinal cord injury is necessary to precisely detect the severity, and it often includes three kinds:
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A CT scan may provide a better look at abnormalities seen on an X-ray. This scan uses computers to form a series of cross-sectional images that can define bone, disk and other problems.

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Spinal Cord Injury Statistics

A spinal cord injury may result in a temporary or permanent disability of certain body parts or changes in sensory function. Common causes of spinal injuries can be trauma due to car accident, gunshot, falls, and sports injuries. Read more.....http://goo.gl/y0uIWF

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