Categories
Turkey
Clinic Perks
Spoken Languages

Spinal cord injuries

Our Price

Package Details

We provide treatment for Spinal cord injuries.

Category

Package Description

What is the spinal cord?
What is its importance?

The spinal cord is the nerve bundle that is part of the central nervous system as an extension of the brain and is located inside the spinal canal. All nerves that reach our arms and feet, and a series of nerves that reach the muscles of the rib cage, bladder, intestine, and genitals, come out of the spinal cord.

What are the causes of spinal cord injury?

The spinal cord extends from the brain to the neck, back, lumbar and sacral region across the spinal canal in the middle of the spine. Spinal cord damage occurs as a result of damage to the spine for multiple reasons, such as traffic accidents, and it is one of the most common causes of spinal cord injuries in the world, as well as falling from a high place, firearm injuries and sports injuries, especially jumping in shallow waters, and it is one of the most common sport related causes of spinal injuries. Regardless of the painful causes, spinal cord injury can occur due to painless causes such as spinal cord tumors, spinal cord infections and motor neuron diseases.

What is the clinical condition that
we notice after a spinal cord injury?

Different types of paralysis occur, depending on the level of infection.

What does paraplegia (hemiplegia) and quadriplegia (tetraplegia) mean?

Quadriplegia (tetraplegia) occurs as a result of a spinal cord injury at the level of the cervical vertebrae, in which the patient suffers from a lack of or problems in sensory and motor in the arms, trunk, legs, and pelvic areas.

As for the paraplegia (hemiplegia), it occurs as a result of a spinal cord injury at the level of the thoracic or lumbar vertebrae, in which the patient suffers from a lack of or problems in sensory or motor in the legs and pelvic organs.

What is complete injury and incomplete injury?

If the spinal cord is completely damaged in the level at which the injury occurred in the spine, then a complete loss of sensation and movement occurs in the area below the injury level. Therefore, it is called complete injury and is called ASIA A.

If the spinal cord is partially damaged, then the loss of sensation or movement will also be partial below the level of the injury, which is called incomplete injury and it called ASIA B, C, D, E depending on the motor condition.

What are the problems that can be
observed and seen in patients?

The most important and obvious thing is complete or partial loss of sensation and movement below the level of injury.

We also notice problems with control and sensation in the urine and related urinary tract problems, and in the event that the patient is not able to empty the bladder appropriately, serious problems may occur in blood pressure, and if adequate rehabilitation of the bladder is not done, the patient may face several problems that may lead to kidney failure in the years following the injury. The patient may also notice problems with bowel movement. And since the patient is lying down continuously, bed wounds and bedsores may appear if they are not followed up well, as the treatment and healing of bedsores is very difficult. And due to the non-use of muscles and bones, limitation of joint movement may occur. The patient may also suffer from severe muscle cramps and spasms, which are problems that prevent the implementation of rehabilitation programs and affect the quality of life of the patient. In addition, some problems with sexual function may occur in patients with spinal cord injuries.

Do injured people benefit from rehabilitation?

Unfortunately, if the injury is complete, the patient cannot restore the motor ability or sensation.

For patients with a partial injury in the spinal cord, the patient can observe a partial or complete return to the sensation and movement within several months or years.

Early and advanced rehabilitation is necessary for injured patients, whether the injury is complete or incomplete, in order to prevent the above mentioned problems and so that the patient can continue his life independently using the remaining functions in the best way.

What is being done to rehabilitate
spinal cord injuries?

The goal for patients with spinal cord injury is to prevent complications and ensure independence in the patient’s life. Attempting to regain strength in the muscles is the main goal. for this purpose, a range of manual treatments, movement exercises, stretching exercises and muscle strengthening exercises are applied in addition to modern techniques such as robotic therapy such as Lokomat  (walking robot)Armeo Power robot (for arm and hand) , Amadeo robot (for palm and fingers)hydrotherapy, functional neuromuscular
electrical stimulation and transcranial magnetic stimulation techniques.

The bladder and intestine are emptied during the rehabilitation program at regular intervals and continuous follow-up. Air mattress is used to prevent bed sores and bed exercises are done to prevent muscle spasm or calcification of the joints. The patient is also placed in a vertical position whenever possible using support devices.

Additional information

Turkey

No more offers for this product!
Joined: 5 months
Packages:14packages
Visit Hospital / Clinic

Romatem, Rehabilitasyon alanında Türkiye’de sağlık markası olarak ilk ve tek zincirdir.

ACIBADEM 14 products

Oral and Dental Health
Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery
Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Ophthalmology

Adem & Havva Clinic 12 products

Hair Transplant for Men
Hair Transplant for Women
Eyebrow Transplant
Beard and Mustache Transplant

Bahçeci Fertility 1 products

Infertility and IVF

Chemothermia 0 products

Dentadent 9 products

General Anesthesia / Sedation
Endodontics – Root Canal Treatment
Restorative Tooth Treatment
Oral Diagnosis - Radiology

dentisland 12 products

Oral , Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery
Endodontics – Root Canal Treatment
Cosmatic Dentistry
Implant

DünyaGöz 14 products

Eye Laser Surgery
GENERAL EYE EXAMINATION
RETINA
PEDIATRIC EYE HEALTH

FBMClinic 0 products

Florence Nightingale 12 products

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center
Eye Diseases & Laser Center
Cardiology
Nuclear Oncology (Nuclear Medicine)

istanbulhospital 5 products

ORAL AND DENTAL HEALTH
PEDIATRIC SURGERY
OPHTHALMOLOGY
CARDIOLOGY

MedicalPark 10 products

Oral and Dental Health
Eye Health & Diseases
Cardiology
Medical Oncology

Medicana 49 products

Dental Cosmetics – Whitening
Fertiliy Center - IVF
Abdominoplasty
Face Lift

Medipol 17 products

Posthetic (Prostheses) dentistry
Cardiology
Medical Oncology
Oncology ( Cancer Treatment )

Mefdental 9 products

3D TOMOGRAPHY
SEDATION DENTISTRY AND GENERAL ANESTHESIA
ORAL DIAGNOSIS AND RADIOLOGY (DIAGNOSIS AND PLANNING)
PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY (PROSTHETIC APPLICATIONS)

memorial 10 products

Oral and Dental Diseases
Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Eye Center
Gynecological Oncology (Gynecologic Cancers)

Romatem 14 products

Stroke Rehabilitation
Spinal cord injuries
Multiple Sclerosis
Cerebral Palsy (CP)

ROMMER 36 products

Brachial Plexus Rehabilitation
Parkinson’s Disease Rehabilitaion.
Walking and Balance Disorder Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Rehabilitation

TOTM MALATYA 0 products

TürkiyeHastanesi 5 products

Dental Specialities
Ophtalmology and Laser Center
Cardiology
Orthopedics, Spine Center and Traumatology