Spine trauma results from a sudden injury to the spinal cord or the bones surrounding it. This condition most commonly affects the cervical spine, which is in the neck, or the thoracic spine, which runs through the upper back.
The renowned doctors of Stanford Health Care have the training and experience needed to accurately diagnose and effectively treat spine trauma.
Our specialists work closely together to develop a complete care plan customized to your condition and unique needs. The goal of the plan is to help relieve your symptoms, which may range from numbness or tingling to complete paralysis. Your personalized care plan is also designed to help maintain or regain as much functional ability as possible so you can enjoy a full lifestyle following your treatment.
In addition, Stanford Health Care patients with spine trauma may have opportunities to participate in research studies of new treatment approaches not yet available anywhere else.