The National Institutes of Health published a review that says more than one-quarter of patients with spinal cord injuries develop syringomyelia, many of whom suffer neurological deficits that are progressive. In another publication, a study showed that progressive symptoms of post-traumatic syringomyelia can develop as soon as three months to as late as 32 years after a trauma to the spinal cord. Here's what you need to know if you have every had—or may have had—a spinal cord injury.
It can take several weeks to fully recover from rotator cuff surgery, so expect your life to be turned upside down for awhile. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to make recovery more comfortable and convenient overall such as:
Get Help Friends and Family
Even if you have family members at home who plan to help you handle daily tasks while you recover from your rotator cuff surgery, it's important to make sure that friends and extended family members will be available to fill in where necessary.
Toddlers can be rambunctious and full of energy, and sometimes this leads to accidents that can cause bone fractures. While toddler bone fractures can be treated by a doctor, most parents prefer to prevent them from happening in the first place. If you have a young child in your family, use the following tips to help prevent bone fractures:
Let Your Child Be Active
It is not uncommon for parents who are worried about bone fractures and other injuries to be overly cautious with their toddlers and attempt to restrict activities.
Having a knee replacement can be an intimidating but exciting time. You are likely looking forward to less pain and better functionality after surgery. During the pre-surgery phase, there are things you can do to make your recovery better.
Have A Thorough Dental Checkup
It may sound unusual to visit the dentist in advance of a knee replacement surgery, but there is some correlation between dental problems and the risk of infection after surgery.
If you have been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome, then you should work with your orthopedic doctor to manage your symptoms. Symptoms will often worsen over time as more and more pressure and stress is placed on the median nerve that runs through your hand. When symptoms are severe, then it may be time to invest in a carpal tunnel surgery. There are two types that can be completed. Keep reading to learn about them.