STC30 (Spinal Cord Injury)
There are approximately 17,500 new spinal cord injuries (SCIs) each year in the United States. SCI can occur at any level of the spinal cord and can be complete or incomplete. A complete injury means there is no function below the level of the injury. An incomplete injury means there is some function below the level of injury.
Most SCIs are caused by trauma, such as car accidents, falls, or violence. Other causes include tumors, infections, and degenerative diseases such as arthritis.
SCI can have a profound effect on a person’s life. It can cause paralysis, loss of sensation, and loss of bowel and bladder control. It can also lead to emotional difficulties, such as depression and anxiety.
STC30 can Improve the quality of life of Spinal Cord Injury patients. Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and rehabilitation can help people with SCI learn to live independently. There are also devices that can
Accidents, Arthritis, Cancer, inflammation, Diseases, Alcohol, Lifestyle, Poor sitting or sleeping position, Aging, Infections, or Disk degeneration of the spine.
• Extreme back pain or pressure in your neck, head, or back.
• Weakness, incoordination, or paralysis in any part of your body.
• Numbness, tingling, or loss of sensation in your hands, fingers, feet, or toes.
• Loss of bladder or bowel control.
• Difficulty with balance and walking.
• Impaired breathing after injury.
• An oddly positioned or twisted neck or back.
• Loss of movement.
• Loss or altered sensation, including the ability to feel heat, cold, and touch.
• Loss of bowel or bladder control.
• Exaggerated reflex activities or spasms.
• Changes in sexual function, sexual sensitivity, and fertility.
• Pain or an intense stinging sensation caused by damage to the nerve fibers in your spinal cord.
• Difficulty breathing, coughing, or clearing secretions from your lungs.
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