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All About Spinal Cord Disease

Spinal Cord Disease is any disease that causes deterioration and/or damage to the spinal cord, such as tumors, hematoma, and vertebral fractures, etc. The spinal cord has bundles of nerve endings that travel from the base of the neck to the lower back. Any of these four spinal cord areas could potentially be impacted by Spinal Cord Disorder: Cervical, Lumbar, Thoracic, and Sacral.

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Symptoms

As mentioned, there are many different spinal cord diseases, so the symptoms may very. These are just a few symptoms that may indicate that something is wrong with the spine.

Causes of Spinal Cord Disease

With there being many different kinds of spinal cord diseases, there are also many different causes. Some of them are caused by viruses or bacteria. Others are resulting from an injury. At any rate, always be sure that your doctor is explaining things in a way you can understand.

Prognosis

Physicians make the diagnosis on symptoms such as those listed above and results of a physical examination and imaging tests, such as magnetic resonance imaging.

Medical Marijuana and Spinal Cord Disease

The condition causing the spinal cord disease is corrected if possible, in many cases physical rehabilitation is necessary to regain as much function as possible.  Medical marijuana eases symptoms to give patients a better quality of life. MM helps most with all the different types of pain associated with this disease. Additionally:

Marijuana strains that help with associated pain include:

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