Are there alternative treatments for partial spinal cord injuries?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

There are a number of experimental treatments now being used for partial spinal cord injuries. One such treatment involves quickly cooling the spine in order to reduce swelling. Other treatments attempt to regenerate nerves in the spine through the use of drugs or injections of white blood cells.

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