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Traumatic paralysis

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Paralysis is the loss of functioning of muscle and nerve. It is the usually sensory loss in the affected area and damaged the central nervous system, mostly the spinal cord. Paralysis is two types, if the half side of the body paralyzed is called paraplegia and paralysis of both arm and legs is called quadriplegia. In the case of paralysis, the brain is unable to send messages to the different parts of the body due to various reasons.

Causes of paralysis The main causes of paralysis are as follows: Stroke- stoke is one of the main causes of paralysis, almost 30% of people suffer from paralysis because of stoke. Paralysis of stoke is included, such as hemorrhage (one-way paralysis), hemiparesis ( weakness and inability to move one side of the body), dizzy ( weak and stiff muscle), dysphagia ( throat irritation means something not to swallow), foot drop ( inability to lift front leg).
Spinal cord injury- this is the second most frequent cause of paralysis due to the various reasons after st…

Spinal fractures

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The spinal cord consists of 33 bones called vertebrae and it supports the body with the help of these bones to stand upright, bend and can able to turn your body. There is an empty space in the middle of every vertebra called the spinal canal. Spinal fractures are separated from the arm and legs fractures. Due to being fractures in any vertebrae, it moves from its place and starts pinching, also can damage the nerve.


Most spinal fractures occur due to the accident, falling, shooting, and etc. Injuries can cause muscle and ligaments sprain, fractures in your vertebrae or it can move from its place, and also can seriously damage the spinal cord. Some fractures can be treated by medicines, physiotherapy, and etc but some severe fractures need surgery and bones to be reorganized.
Types of spinal fractures
There are different types of spinal fractures depending on the manner and damage of the injury like, 1.Compression fractures 2.Axial burst fractures 3.Chance fractures Symptoms of spinal fractu…

Spinal Osteoporosis

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Spinal osteoporosis means weakening of bones, with aging not as many cells are formed as they are destroyed. And if the nutrients for bones such as calcium, magnesium, vitamin D and are not included in your diet, then the weakening of bones becomes faster. In such a situation, a nutritious diet and physical exercise are necessary to keep your bones healthy.



Symptoms of spinal osteoporosis No symptoms of osteoporosis seen in the early days. But it can detect when fractures occur in your hip, wrist or spine. Osteoporosis can be detected on certain symptoms. Loose gums: The gums become loose in this and teeth weaken in case, the density of jaw bone decreases. Loss of grip-ability: A lack of ability to hold anything from your hands is a major symptom of osteoporosis. Nail weakness: Weakness of the nail can also be one of the major symptoms of decreasing bone density. Shorten length: When the spinal cord becomes compressed then there is a slight reduction in the length of the person. Fractures:…

Spinal Tumor

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A spinal tumor is usually referred to as a tumor in the spinal canal or spinal cord. A tumor that begins in the spinal cord or dura (the layer covering the spinal cord or brain) is called an intradural tumor or spinal cord tumor. A tumor that occurs in vertebrae is called vertebral tumors.


Two main types of intradural tumor:
Intramedullary tumor – this tumor starts in the cells of the spinal cord.
Extramedullary tumor – this tumor is in the lining or nerve root covering the spinal cord. This type of tumor puts pressure on your spinal cord, but it does not develop inside the spinal cord. Tumor from other parts of the body can spread to the vertebrae that support the spinal cord. And is some rare cases can also engulf the spinal cord.
Different types of tumors 1. Astrocytoma 2. Chordoma 3. Ependymoma 4. Glioma 5. Meningioma 6. Neurofibroma 7. Schwannoma
Symptoms of spinal tumor A spinal tumor can have many symptoms, especially during their growth. This tumor may affect your spinal cord, nerve root, …

Cervical pain

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Cervical pain The problem of neck pain is called cervical pain in the medical language. There is a possibility of cervical pain due to problems in the joints and disc of the cervical spine passing through neck it can also be caused by fractures in bones and cartilage. Some people have such a sharp pain in the neck due to cervical that they face difficulties to perform their daily activities as well. Let us tell about some main symptoms, causes, and treatment of cervical pain.


Symptoms of cervical pain The problem of neck pain constantly increasing and it can take the form of serious disease, which can cause many reasons. But by identifying the symptoms and get treated in time, you can avoid this serious disease. 1. Stiffing and straining of the neck muscle 2. Constant neck pain 3. Pain increase when the neck held in the same position for a long time such as working on the computer and while driving. 4. Feeling tingling, numbness or weakness in your hand, leg or feet. 5. Pain in the back and s…

Slip disc

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Slip disc There are small padded discs to support the bones present in the spine, which protect the spinal cord from any kind of shock and keep it flexible. But if any disc gets damaged then it's open up by swelling or breaking and this creates the problem of slip disc. A slipped disc does not mean that the disc slips from its place, this means that the disc grows or swells from its normal limits. In a slip disc, you can feel numbness or weakness in your one leg or arm.


Types of slip disc There are mostly three kinds of slip disc problem takes place in the human body and it is: Cervical disc slip – cervical disc slip occurs in the neck. This causes pain in the back of the head, shoulder, back, and arm. Thoracic disc slip – thoracic disc slip occurs because of the pressure in the middle of the spinal cord from the surrounding. Although it is very unlikely, it causes pain in the middle part of the arm and the shoulder. Lumber disc slip – lumber disc slip occurs at the bottom of the spin…

Sciatica

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Sciatica is the pain that radiates with the path of sciatica nerve, which roots from your lower back to your hips and buttocks and goes down each leg. But usually, sciatica occurs only one side of your body.
Sciatica is a sensation that can manifest as moderate to serve pain in your lower back, buttocks, and legs. You may also feel weakness or numbness in this area. Sciatica is more likely to occur to people between 30 to 50 years of age.


What are the symptoms of sciatica?
Symptoms of sciatica is very different it is usually sciatica if you are experiencing pain flowing from your lower back to your lower limb through your buttock area. Other symptoms may include the following symptoms: 1.You may have pain that worsens while moving your lower back or leg. 2.You also may feel numbness and weakness in your leg, which is usually felt in your sciatic nerve tract. In severe cases, your feet may stop feeling or moving even.


3.You can also feel a sensation of a pin and a needle, including a painfu…