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Are there any new treatments for spinal cord injuries? Classmate broke his neck in bad fall

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Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: No cures

I am so sorry for your friend.
Current treatments for sci focus on preserving neurological function at the time of injury. To date there are no cures to return lost nerve function. If an injury is complete (no feeling and complete paralysis), there is the possibility of getting some feeling back, but paralysis can improve only if there is some preserved movement below the injury level.

In brief: No cures

I am so sorry for your friend.
Current treatments for sci focus on preserving neurological function at the time of injury. To date there are no cures to return lost nerve function. If an injury is complete (no feeling and complete paralysis), there is the possibility of getting some feeling back, but paralysis can improve only if there is some preserved movement below the injury level.
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