Learn about vertebral compression fractures and how the Kiva VCF Treatment System is used in the treatment of spinal fractures in the thoracic and/or lumbar spine from T6-L5.
A spinal cord injury involves damage to the spinal cord and nerve roots, and may temporarily or permanently stop or alter the ability of the brain to communicate with other parts of the body. Article also covers varying types of SCI.
After a spinal cord injury (SCI), you may need to go through rehabilitation to learn how to face various physical, occupational, and emotional challenges.
Spinal cord injuries (SCI) can be caused by trauma: car accidents and diving accidents, for example. It can also be caused by various conditions, including arachnoiditis and spondylosis. Article covers common and uncommon SCI causes.
Recently, the FDA allowed ReWalk to be marketed. It is the first motorized device intended to act as an exoskeleton for people with lower body paralysis due to a spinal cord injury.
The type of spinal fracture you have determines the treatment you receive. There are many ways to classify spinal fractures, and this article goes through the typically used classifications.