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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