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Cauda Equina Syndrome

It's important to get evaluated by a top New York injury doctor in the first 72 hours after your accident. 


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Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) Overview:

  • Medical emergency involving compression of the cauda equina, a bundle of nerves at the base of the spine

  • Can lead to severe neurological symptoms and requires immediate intervention

Causes of Cauda Equina Syndrome:

  • Herniated discs

  • Tumors or masses in the spinal canal

  • Trauma or injury to the lower back

  • Infections affecting the spine

Signs and Symptoms:

  • Severe lower back pain

  • Bowel and bladder dysfunction, including incontinence

  • Leg weakness or numbness

  • Loss of sensation in the buttocks, genital area, or inner thighs

Diagnosis and Evaluation:

  • Clinical evaluation of symptoms and neurological deficits

  • Imaging studies (MRI, CT scan) to identify the cause and assess compression

  • Urgent medical attention for immediate intervention

Emergency Treatment for CES:

  • Surgical decompression to relieve pressure on the cauda equina

  • Addressing the underlying cause, such as removing a herniated disc or tumor

  • Postoperative monitoring for neurological recovery

Rehabilitation and Follow-up:

  • Rehabilitation to regain strength and function

  • Long-term follow-up to monitor neurological recovery and address residual symptoms

NYPMD Specialists for Cauda Equina Syndrome:

  • Specialized evaluation by NYPMD neurosurgeons and specialists outside New York

  • Expertise in the urgent management and surgical intervention for CES

  • Collaborative approach with rehabilitation specialists for comprehensive patient care

What You Can Expect at NYPMD for Cauda Equina Syndrome:

  • Immediate assessment and intervention for CES

  • Personalized treatment plans tailored to individual needs

  • Surgical expertise and postoperative care for optimal recovery

  • Holistic support for improved neurological function and overall well-being

It's important to get evaluated by a top New York injury doctor in the first 72 hours after your accident. 

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