New Drug Has Enormous Potential In Treating Spinal Injuries

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New Drug Has Enormous Potential In Treating Spinal Injuries

Trials have begun on the use of an anti-inflammatory drug with potentially life-changing implications for the future of spinal injuries.

Spinal cord injuries are different from many other injuries in that the damage to the tissues will often continue after the initial injury occurs. The swelling and inflammation accompanying such injuries has damaging effects on nerve tissue and, over time, can spread to surrounding healthy tissue.


Original source of this content: http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2017/03/07/new-drug-has-enormous-potential-in-treating-spinal-injuries/