In this Article we will discuss about Transverse Myelitis, an acute inflammatory demyelinating disease of spinal cord commonly affecting adults rather than children.
Clinical Features or Symptoms
Pain in the back at the site of lesion. Pain can radiate or shoot down your legs or arms or around chest or abdomen
Weakness in arms or legs
Urinary incontinence, loss of bowel/bladder control
Numbness, tingling, cold or burning sensation.
Other symptoms include muscle weakness, parasthesia, paralysis, neuropathic pain,spasticity, bowel bladder control loss, sensory, motor or autonomic dysfunction, Bilateral sign and symptoms.
Medical management include use of corticosteroids like methylprednisolone etc
Physiotherapy management includes
Stretching to prevent contractures
Posture transfer training
Wheel chair mobility training
Prevent bed sores and pain reduction management
Rehabilitation video links are given below
Mission Walk Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
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