THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SPINAL INJURY

The body is an Industry which consists of many departments, regardless of the size, every part of the body is important and a minor blow to any of the part is a cause of pain to the entire body, leave aside major injuries. And, one such major injury is the Spinal Cord Injury.

Spinal cord is a collection of nerves that travels from the bottom of the brain down to your back. There are 31 pairs of nerves that leave the spinal cord and go to your arms, legs, chest and abdomen which allow the brain to give commands to your muscles and make movement of the body parts.

Basically speaking, it is the vital organ for your physical activities and any injury to it is definitely a major cause of concern. The main reasons due to which spinal Injury occurs are:-

· Violent attacks such as stabbing, gunshots

· Diving into waters that are shallow

· Motor accidents

· Falling from a significant height

· Injuries due to sports

Whenever encountered with such an accident straight away call an ambulance and have the person admitted and seek proper medical supervision. Based on the level of injury of the spinal cord there can be following after effects on the body:-

ü Lack of movement down from the neck or the spine or some movement remaining.

ü Loss of bowl or bladder control

ü Difficulty breathing, coughing or clearing sections of lungs.

ü Difficulty with balance or walking.

Hence after your hospitalization and treatment you may have to undergo rehabilitation which will help you to prevent any further complications, maximization of physical functioning and reintegration into the community.

If you know someone who has suffered such an Injury and needs Spinal treatment in Melbourne and would want to help them with their treatment refer them HEALTHY SPINE & CARE which are certified physiotherapists and help patients with such injuries. They provide great treatment and are preferred by a lot of people in Melbourne.

They also offer treatment for people with injuries such as neck pain, injuries due to sports, overuse injuries etc. to name a few. If you are an athlete who has some sort of sports injuries, you need not worry as their excellent sports therapists will help you recover from the injury and enhance your performance. Contact them to help someone improve their health after a spinal injury.