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Catastrophic Cervical Spine Injuries-Transient Quadriplegia

The clinical syndrome of neuropraxia often can help to explain more complex clinical syndromes of the cervical spinal cord. Transient quadriplegia has been estimated to occur in 7 per 10,000 football players. As mentioned previously, congenital cervical stenosis may predispose athletes to cord compression .

In one study, a Pavlov ratio of less than 0.8 […]

Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

Fractures of thoracic and lumbar vertebrae

Fractures of vertebrae in the thoracic and lumbar regions are uncommon in sports, but can occur in riders, alpine skiers, ski-jumpers, and participants in contact sports

Symptoms and diagnosis

– Severe pain is felt at the site of the fracture. – Pain is triggered by any back movement. – […]

Carpal tunnel syndrome in Singapore

Carpal tunnel syndrome in Singapore

What it is:

Swelling, pain, tingling and numbness in the wrist and hand. The areas most affected are the thumb, index and middle fingers. One is unable to hold objects because of weakening thumb muscles. In serious cases, there is a loss of sensation, including the inability to […]