Spinal Cord Injury Improvement After Stem Cell Therapy in Mumbai India – Video

Posted: February 17, 2013 at 10:42 pm




Spinal Cord Injury Improvement After Stem Cell Therapy in Mumbai India
She is a known case of Spinal Cord Injury since age of 1 year. After trauma she lost sensations of motor power below D6 level and on bowel bladder. MRI report showed 1) tiny focal traumatic contusion in cervical and upper dorsal spinal cord. 2) Grade 1 listhesis at C6-7 level. 3) Thin pre vertebral and anterior epidural hematoma. Initially she got good physiotherapy rehabilitation. She recovered in terms of bowel and bladder sensation, 50%. She has developed scoliosis (convexity towards right side) due to weakness of paravertebral muscles. Neurologically, she is hypertonic and hyperreflexic. She has ankle clonus. On examination: she has sensory loss below T6 level. She has grade 0 muscle power in bilateral lower extremities and near normal upper extremities strength. She is following time voiding for urination and she passes stool once in every 2-3 days. She has no pressure sores. On ASIA scale she scores "A". Functionally, she needs assistance in most ADL and wheelchair bound for mobility. On WeeFIM she scores 53. After Stem Cell Therapy 1. Exercises tolerance has increased. 2. Sitting posture is better. 3. She sits more erect now. Earlier, she used to stoop to one side. 4. Parents report that she responds to pain (being pinched on the side) now. Earlier would not be able to appreciate. Stem Cell Therapy done at Dr Alok Sharma NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute Surana Sethia Hospital Sion-Trombay Rd, Suman Ngr Opp Corporate Park, Chembur, Mumbai -- 71. Tel : 022 ...

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