Spinal Cord Injury

About- A spinal cord injury is the damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal.

Symptoms-
 Change of sensitivity including the ability to feel heat, cold and touch
 Coughing
 Fainting
 Headache
 Movement problems of arms or legs
 Infertility
 Loss of bowel or bladder control
 Loss of movement
 Muscle spasms
 Numbness or tingling sensation
 Pain or an intense stinging sensation due to spinal cord nerve damage
 Pain, pressure, and stiffness in the back or neck area
 Reflex problem 
 Sexual problem 
 Shortness of breath
 Walking difficulty

Causes-
 A violent attack
 Motor vehicle accidents
 Falling from a significant height
 Head or spinal injuries during sporting events
 Electrical accidents
 Severe twisting of the middle portion of the torso
 Alcoholism
 Cancer
 Arthritis
 Osteoporosis
 Spinal cord Inflammation

Specialists to visit
 Neurosurgeon

 Neurologist
 Physiotherapist
 Occupational Therapist

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.spinalcord.com

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