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Is spinal manipulation safe?

Is spinal manipulation safe?

Most of the time: yes, safe. Make sure that your chiropractor is a qualified person. If you have any question about this procedure, clear first with your orthopedic surgeon. Chiropractors are held to a standard different from physicians. ...Read more

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What is a spinal tear in a child?

What is a spinal tear in a child?

Spinal cord rupture: A spinal cord tear usually occurs when excessive tractioin is put on the fetal head at time time of delivery, in a situation of shoulder dystocia. Tears then may occur at the cervical and upper thoracic cord. ...Read more

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How to stop spinal cored spasums?

How to stop spinal cored spasums?

Back pain/ spasm: You had back surgery for what reason? For herniated disc, spinal stenosis, cauda equina syndrome, osteoarthritis, spondylolisthesis, spondylolysis or scoliosis! for spasm there are muscle relaxants along with analgesics. You may want to see a pain specialist who can tailor the meds according to your condition. Please see back pain http:// doctorrajput.Com. ...Read more

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Do they do spinal taps now? For what?

Do they do spinal taps now? For what?

Yes: There are many reasons for a spinal tap or lumbar puncture. Meningitis, spinal cancers, trauma, etc. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a spinal last?

Usually 6 hours.: It can vary with the individual, but that's about the average. ...Read more

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I have hard question about spinal shock :(?

I have hard question about spinal shock :(?

Go ahead & try us !: Please submit a clear & specific question about spinal shock. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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How can it feel to be put on a spinal board?

Hard: A spine board is hard, not padded and doesn't flex. Line down on a wood floor and you'll know. ...Read more

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What are the main causes of botched spinal fusions?

What are the main causes of botched spinal fusions?

Usually the wrong : Patient being operated on for the wrong diagnosis by the wrong surgeon. Fusion surgery has very select criteria and best outcomes also with non smokers , non diabetics, not obese patients and with no bone density loss in good medical condition with reasonable expectations. Even the type of fusion may affect outcome. ...Read more

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Spinal injections not working, what's the next step?

This question: Should be brought up to the physician who examined you, knows you and has a plan if spinal injections fail. Surgery or spinal cord stimulation maybe indicated if you fail most conservative and interventional treatments. ...Read more

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What can cause a sudden spinal curve over a years time?

What can cause a sudden spinal curve over a years time?

Scoliosis: You are still in the age range to develop scoliosis (curvature of the spine). Make an appointment with your doctor. He/she can do an assessment in their office. If needed,they can order a special x-ray of your spine to look for and evaluate the degree of curvature and refer you to an orthopedic doctor that treats scoliosis. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a spinal and where do they give it?

Anyone know what is a spinal and where do they give it?

An injection: Usually given down low in the back, below the spinal cord. Not to be confused with epidural injections. Could be a spinal tap to take fluid out or injection for putting a drug in. ...Read more

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How can they do the spinal block I have never heard of that?

How can they do the spinal block I have never heard of that?

I don't know: what you are asking. Spinal blocks have been done for several decades now especially since we not have ultrasound and x-ray guidance the safety factor has improved. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it be before we can fix broken spinal cords?

Spinal cord injury: That is a difficult question to quickly answer. There are -and have been many- promising technologies from the laboratory, however converting those studies to mankind is very complicated. Despite enthusiasm, results in human trials have been disappointing to many, although progress has been made. 'fixing' broken spinal cords is probably 2-3 decades away... Sorry! ...Read more

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What medical procedures can be done for someone with three smashed spinal discs?

What medical procedures can be done for someone with three smashed spinal discs?

See Spinal Surgeon: The 1st thing is to determine if the discs are causing you problems & if do what disc is causing the problem. You need to determine if there are nerve roots compression is causing your problems or if there is spinal stenosis or instability is causing your problems. Treatment will be derived from determination of the root cause. You should see a spinal surgeon. ...Read more

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The middle area of my back keeps hurting near the spinal area. Is there a way to fix it?

The middle area of my back keeps hurting near the spinal area. Is there a way to fix it?

See an orthopedic: Chances of cure are very low but condition is usually benign. However x rays or some other type of imaging should be done. ...Read more

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I am having a spinal neurostimulator with paddle and lamanectomy has to be performed should I be scared?

I am having a spinal neurostimulator with paddle and lamanectomy has to be performed should I be scared?

No: There are two types of stimulator implants. The are paddle leads which require a more invasive surgery and general anesthesia. The other type is a percutaneous lead that is placed through a needle the same way your trial was done. This implant does not require general anesthesia. I implant percutaneous leads and prefer this technique for most patients. ...Read more

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Black pain at last point of spinal hard. I am unable to sit hard surface .I am unable drive my two wheeler. Please advice?

Black pain at last point of spinal hard. I am unable to sit hard surface .I am unable drive my two wheeler. Please advice?

It could be muscle: Strain, arthritis etc. Try taking otc tylenol, (acetaminophen) nsaids- motrin, aleve; apply warm packs. See your dr for an accurate diagnosis and a comprehensive exam. Consider having a baseline colonoscopy. Take care! ...Read more

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