Category Archives: Spinal Cord Injuries

Do I Need a Chiropractor?

Knowing when to see a chiropractor can be tricky. Not all injuries require the attention of a chiropractor. However, some injuries can benefit and you may recover faster if you are able to get treatment from a chiropractor immediately following a car accident, slip and fall, or any other type of accident that has caused […]

Bouncing up After a Paralyzing Injury: A Tale of Love and Support

Kollin Gard, a fourteen year boy paralyzed from the neck down due to a trampoline accident is bouncing up to recovery, thanks to the resilient spirit of his parents and support of friends and community. Of course the boy’s courage and fighting spirit are also among the major factors that contributed to his overall progress. […]

3 Cutting-Edge Spinal Cord Treatments

Spinal cord injury is widely thought to be the kind of dramatic fate that befalls “other people.”  However, there are an estimated 200,000 people in the United States currently affected by this very condition.  These aren’t reckless daredevils whose luck has finally caught up with them, but the victims of motor vehicle accidents, same-level falls, […]

3 Phases of Emergency Spinal Cord Treatment

In 2008, the Allen Institute for Brain Science constructed the Allen Spinal Cord Atlas to map gene expression in the spinal column.  The Atlas, which is used by researchers and health care professionals alike, facilitates understanding of brain and spinal cord injuries by marking specific regions to functions and, it follows, specific injuries to losses […]