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Spinal injuries

ACCIDENT EVALUATION

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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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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Spinal Injuries Overview:

  • Injuries affecting the spinal column, often leading to damage of the spinal cord or supporting structures

  • Can result from trauma, accidents, falls, or medical conditions


Types of Spinal Injuries:

  1. Fractures:

    • Compression fractures: collapse of vertebrae, common in osteoporosis

    • Burst fractures: severe compression leading to vertebral body fragmentation

    • Fracture-dislocations: displacement causing instability

  2. Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI):

    • Contusion: bruising of the spinal cord

    • Compression: pressure on the spinal cord

    • Laceration: tearing of the spinal cord tissue

    • Transection: complete severing of the spinal cord

  3. Soft Tissue Injuries:

    • Sprains and strains affecting ligaments and muscles

    • Dislocations where vertebrae are displaced from their normal position


Causes of Spinal Injuries:

  • Trauma from accidents, falls, or sports injuries

  • Degenerative changes in the spine

  • Tumors or infections affecting spinal integrity


Diagnosis and Evaluation:

  • Imaging studies (X-ray, CT scan, MRI) to identify injuries and assess severity

  • Clinical evaluation of symptoms, neurological deficits, and overall spinal function


Treatment Approaches:

  • Conservative measures for stable injuries, including rest, bracing, and pain management

  • Surgical intervention for unstable injuries or conditions causing spinal instability

  • Rehabilitation to restore function and improve quality of life


NYPMD Specialists for Spinal Injuries:

  • Specialized evaluation by NYPMD specialists outside New York

  • Expertise in managing various types of spinal injuries

  • Collaborative approach with orthopedic surgeons and other specialists for comprehensive patient care


What You Can Expect at NYPMD for Spinal Injuries:

  • Thorough assessment of spinal injuries, considering type and severity

  • Personalized treatment plans tailored to individual needs

  • Surgical expertise for stabilization when necessary

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

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