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Latest Tethered spinal cord syndrome Stories

2012-02-09 18:32:58

Chronic neuropathic pain following a spinal cord injury is common and very difficult to treat, but a new therapeutic strategy requiring a one-time injection into the spinal column has potential to improve patient outcomes.

2011-12-22 06:21:33

Spinal degeneration is an unavoidable part of aging, and it can lead to spinal cord compression causing problems with dexterity, numbness in the hands, ability to walk, and potential bladder and bowel function.

2011-12-16 12:21:08

Spinal degeneration is an unavoidable part of aging.

2011-05-03 22:44:35

Rutgers researchers have developed an innovative new treatment that could help minimize nerve damage in spinal cord injuries, promote tissue healing and minimize pain.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.