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Category Archives: Spinal Cord Injuries

Steroid Injections Prove Ineffective For Back Pain

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

A new study has found that spinal injections to treat pinched nerves or other forms of back pain may cause more harm than good. According to the study published in the journal Spine, researchers found significantly less improvement among those receiving spinal injections, compared to those who did not. The study looked at 69… Read More »

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Risks Linked To Spinal Injections Prior To Meningitis Outbreak

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Since the outbreak of meningitis, there have been 19 reported deaths, and over 200 cases linked to contaminated spinal steroid injections. However, spinal injections have been linked to severe complications, such as nerve damage, paralysis and stroke, prior to the outbreak. From 2000 to 2010, Medicare records show an increase of nearly 160 percent… Read More »

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Overseas stem cell treatments present benefits and risks

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

American doctors admit that stem cell treatments and other regenerative medicine may have a lot of potential to treat a variety of ailments and injuries. Stem cells contain a regenerative quality that can help form new tissue, but there are still a lot of questions about how and when to use them. While American… Read More »

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Nova Southeastern helps patients with spinal cord injuries

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida, is revolutionizing treatment for people living with spinal cord injuries. The university has given out eight Apple iPads to current patients with spinal cord injuries and plans to give out 12 more to others in Broward County. Researchers with the university’s department of occupational therapy were recently given… Read More »

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Research on Spinal Cord Injuries Shows Promise

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Victims of severe spinal cord injuries, whether the cause of the injury was negligence or accident, almost always suffer partial or total paralysis. Researchers have been looking at ways to stimulate muscles with electricity for some time. The hope is that at some point muscle stimulation could be coordinated in a way sophisticated enough… Read More »

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Buoniconti May Have Spinal Cord Injury Cure Breakthrough

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Marc Buoniconti, the son of former Florida Dolphins Hall-of-Famer Nick Buoniconti, was playing in a college football game for The Citadel when he suffered an injury that paralyzed him from the neck down. That was twenty-five years ago. That day ended Marc Buoniconti’s football career, but Florida spinal cord injury lawyers are saying it… Read More »

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Spinal Cord Injury Research Making Breakthroughs

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Florida personal injury lawyers and spinal cord injury lawyers are aware that new research in spinal cord injuries is making some headway at helping more people achieve more recovery from these devastating injuries. Spinal cord injuries frequently take away basic abilities from people who are in the prime of life. Most of the time,… Read More »

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