Fitness and SCI/D


Richard Hayden

What is a Syrinx?

What is Post-Traumatic Syringomyelia (cyst/syrinx)? Post-traumatic syringomyelia is a condition that can occur following spinal cord injury and can result in progressive deterioration of the spinal cord. Post-traumatic syringomyelia involves development of a fluid-filled cavity (called a cyst or syrinx) within the spinal cord following a spinal cord injury. Tethering or scarring of the spinal …

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While the country still battles state-by-state on whether to legalize marijuana, a recent change in federal law has opened the floodgates on sales of products featuring cannabidiol, one of the non-psychoactive components of marijuana, or cannabis. With legalization came immense popularity, and now it seems CBD is for sale everywhere and in everything. From CBD …

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Neurogenic Bladder and SCI/D

Spinal cord injury (SCI) can occur secondary to spinal column fracture after road traffic accidents or trauma or as a consequence of vascular ischemia or infection. The most common urologic complications following SCI are urinary tract infection (UTI), upper and lower urinary tract deterioration, and bladder or renal stones. One of the most fundamental steps following …

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