Spinal Alignment and Can Hurt or Protect In An Impact

Published January 22, 2017

Hello Professionally Integrated members. Here is a break down I want you to discuss with your patients on 1) why continued care to improve sagittal alignment is important to reduce injury if they are unfortunately in a trauma 2) educate your patient and the attorney and insurance company that IF they did have an abnormal curve BEFORE the crash, that likely made the injury worse. Here, the authors caused a axial load to the spine in different positions. They graded the injuries either "stable" did not require surgery, and "unstable", if the cord were compromised from a fragment of a . . .

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