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What is a Spinal Cord Injury?

A spine injury can cause instability and/or deformity of the normal alignment of the spine and it may injure the spinal cord which runs through it.

A spinal cord injury is a damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function, such as mobility or sensation. This injury can be caused by trauma (e.g., car accidents, falls, sports injuries) or non-traumatic factors (e.g.disease, infection).


Symptoms of Spinal Cord Injury

  1. Neck pain
  2. Backache
  3. Weakness in one or more extremities
  4. Difficulty in walking
  5. Inability to pass urine or stools


Causes of Spinal Cord Injury:

  1. Road traffic accident
  2. Fall from height
  3. Sport injury
  4. Workplace accident
  5. Weapon injury
  6. Assault



CT scan, MRI spine


Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury in Pune

1. Surgical Treatment
Surgery may be needed to stabilize the spine, decompress the nerves, and correct fractures or misalignments. This often involves the use of hardware such as rods and screws to prevent further damage to the spinal cord and improve neurological outcomes.


2. Rehabilitation

Physical therapy: improves strength, flexibility, and mobility.
Occupational therapy: Develops daily living and work skills using adaptive techniques.
Psychological support: Provides counseling to address emotional and psychological challenges.
Assistive Technology: Uses equipment to assist with mobility and daily tasks, promoting independence.


Expert Spine Injury Treatment in Pune by Dr. Ninad Patil

Looking for effective spine injury treatment in Pune and PCMC? Look no further than the specialized expertise of Dr. Ninad Patil. With a commitment to excellence and personalized treatment approaches, Dr. Patil offers holistic solutions designed to treat various spine injuries.

The Most Important Frequently Asked Questions

Can spinal tumors be benign?

Yes, spinal tumors can be benign (non-cancerous). While they may not spread to other parts of the body, they can still cause significant health issues by pressing on the spinal cord or nerves.

How common are spinal tumors?

Spinal tumors are relatively rare compared to other types of tumors. However, they can occur at any age and affect both men and women.

Are spinal tumors hereditary?

Most spinal tumors are not hereditary. However, some genetic conditions, such as neurofibromatosis, can increase the risk of developing spinal tumors.

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