Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Spinal Cord lies within the spinal canal present in each vertebra of the vertebral column that is the back bone. Injury to the vertebrae in the form of fracture or dislocation can lead to injury to spinal cord.
The effect of injury depends on
Due to injury to spinal cord, the neurons and nerve fibers get affected due to which patients may have any or all of these following complaints
Paralysis is a common symptom related to SCI. The types of paralysis associated with a spinal cord injury are:
In cases where the impact is not very severe, the spinal cord injury is temporary in nature. The weakness and loss of sensation persists for few hours or days. This temporary weakness is referred as spinal shock.
Pressure Sore- Peeling of skin over bony prominence & local & infection