TITLE

Untethering

AUTHOR(S)
Holicky, Richard
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
PN;Dec2008, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on spinal-cord tethering, a restriction of the cord's normal movement within the spinal canal that causes neurological changes in many spinal-cord-injury (SCI) survivors. These neurologic losses include but not limited to progressive loss of sensation and strength, muscle fatigue with repetitive motion, and excessive sweating. It also discusses the diagnosis and microsurgical treatment of spinal-cord tethering.
ACCESSION #
35168392

 

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