California residents who have suffered a spinal cord injury should be aware of new medical techniques that may help injured people recover. A new technique pairs intensive rehabilitation with electric stimulation of the injured spinal cord, making it possible for some paralyzed people to take their first steps years after being injured.
Injuries to the cervical portion of the spine, which comprise seven vertebrae named C1 through C7, can be some of the most serious, usually resulting in tetraplegia or quadriplegia. California residents can find out below how injuries to each vertebra are distinct.
California residents who are among the 285,000 Americans who suffer from spinal cord ailments may be excited to learn about a groundbreaking new device that has been created by University of Minnesota engineers. The device is a guide for printing 3D cells, and it could eventually be used to provide pain relief to spinal injury patients and possibly enable them to regain control of some muscle functions.
There is nothing good about a traumatic brain injury (TBI), but many people don't realize that there are treatment options available to them depending on the nature of their injuries and the resulting disabilities.