Hit In The Face, Spinal Injuries, Imaging, And Airbags

Published December 28, 2015

Here is a study that in my opinion discusses many aspects to helping and understanding patients from trauma. This impact is similar to a rear end collision. This study  discuses how the neck moves in a unnatural position (S shaped cervical curve) , how spinal cord injuries happen from a abnormal movement and how these injuries may not be detected on some imaging (why we may have to order more than 1 image to help our patients get a appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan from us), and the authors used a DMX, digital motion Xray to evaluate movement. I mention this . . .

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