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What are the treatment options for partial spinal cord injuries?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Treatment options for partial spinal cord injuries can ultimately include surgery, medications, and rehabilitation. Before any of that occurs, though, great care is taken in transporting a person with a possible spinal cord injury. Only trained medical personnel should move a person with such an injury. Further damage, including permanent paralysis, can occur if a person with a partial spinal cord injury is moved improperly.

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