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Spine Trauma

Spine Trauma

  • All types of spinal trauma from cervical spine to coccyx.
  • All types of spine trauma due to injury, osteoporosis and pathological
  • Spine trauma management includes diagnosis, surgery and rehabilitation including physiotherapy.
  • A spinal cord injury (SCI) refers to any injury to the spinal cord that is caused by trauma instead of disease. Depending on where the spinal cord and nerve roots are damaged, the symptoms can vary widely, from pain to paralysis to incontinence.
  • These injuries occurs mostly due to road traffic accidents, fall from height , sports injuries or any penetrating trauma.

Here are some key points related to spine trauma :

  • Fractures : Breaks in the vertebrae are common in spine trauma.
  • Dislocations : Displacement of vertebrae from their normal positions.
  • Sprains and Strains : Injuries to ligaments and muscles supporting the spine.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries : Damage to the spinal cord, which can result in partial or complete loss of motor and sensory function below the injury site.
  • Bracing : Some fractures may require the use of braces to immobilize the spine.
  • Surgery : Severe cases, especially those involving spinal cord injury or unstable fractures, may require surgical intervention to stabilize the spine.

It's important to note that spine trauma is a serious medical condition, and individuals suspected of having a spine injury should seek immediate medical attention. The management and outcome of spine trauma depend on the specific details of the injury and the overall health of the individual. Always consult with healthcare professionals for accurate information and guidance tailored to your specific situation. Practicing proper body mechanics to reduce the risk of injury during lifting and other activities. Taking precautions during activities that carry a risk of spine injury, such as wearing protective gear during sports.