Spinal Cord Injury

A spinal cord injury is damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal that can often cause permanent changes in sensation, strength and contribute to impaired body functions below the site of the injury.

A spinal cord injury usually begins with a sudden, traumatic blow to the spine that fractures or dislocates vertebrae. The damage begins at the moment of injury when displaced bone fragments, disc material, or ligaments bruise or tear into spinal cord tissue. Most injuries to the spinal cord don't completely sever it. Instead, an injury is more likely to cause fractures and compression of the vertebrae, which then crush and destroy axons -- extensions of nerve cells that carry signals up and down the spinal cord between the brain and the rest of the body. An injury to the spinal cord can damage a few, many, or almost all of these axons. Some injuries will allow almost complete recovery. Others will result in complete paralysis.

SYMPTOMS

  • Problems walking
  • Loss of control of the bladder or bowels
  • Inability to move the arms or legs
  • Feelings of spreading numbness or tingling in the extremities
  • Unconsciousness
  • Headache
  • Pain or stiffness in the neck area
  • Signs of shock

CAUSES

  • Sudden trauma of being in a car accident is the most common cause
  • Head injuries during physical activity or sports
  • Accidental falls
  • Post surgery complications
  • Improper body mechanic, posture for prolonged periods of time
  • Diving accidents and jumping into shallow water

RISK FACTORS

  • A disproportionate amount of spinal cord injuries occur in males
  • Being between the ages of 16-30
  • Engaging in risky behavior involving water or vehicle sports
  • Being older than 65-due to falls
  • Having a bone or joint disorder such as arthritis or osteoporosis

TREATMENT OF SPINAL CORD INJURIES

We utilize the following approaches  to help with spinal cord injuries

 

  •  ASTR® Tools: Our doctors use a variety of ASTR® tools to release scar tissue     and myofascial restriction, which can decrease mobility and flexibility.
  • Special exercise program to decrease pain, strengthen the muscles, stabilize      and help the patient to return to normal function and activities.
  • Special instructions on how to speed up the recovery time of affected areas
  • Cold Laser Therapy: Tissue inflammation with often associated with spinal cord injuries. Cold laser is used in order to decrease inflammation that causes pressure on the affected area.
  • Training in exercises and proper body movements to assist with the recovery process and prevention of further injury
  • Patient avoided hip surgery.

  • Patient avoided back surgery.

  • This newborn came in unable to move his neck from the side position. He suffered from torticollis, severe neck and back spasms. After just 1 ASTR treatment, he had complete range of motion.

  • Patient came in unable to move his neck from the side position. After 3 ASTR treatments, he regained full range of motion.

  • This young gymnast came in unable to do the splits. After just 1 ASTR treatment, she had full range of motion.

* Why DOCTORS * Need to take the Advanced Clinical Nutritionist (ACN Course!!!!)
* Why DOCTORS * Need to take the Advanced Clinical Nutritionist (ACN Course!!!!)

Find out why doctors need to take the ACN course? https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product/acn-advanced-clinical-nutritionist/ https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://adv...

* CHRONIC * Plantar Fasciitis Relieved With ASTR (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)
* CHRONIC * Plantar Fasciitis Relieved With ASTR (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)

Find out how plantar fasciitis pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-f...

* SEVERE * Frozen Shoulder RELIEVED In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)
* SEVERE * Frozen Shoulder RELIEVED In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)

Find out how frozen shoulder pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for...

* SEVERE * Elbow Pain - RELIEVED In Minutes (REAL RESULTS!!!)
* SEVERE * Elbow Pain - RELIEVED In Minutes (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how elbow pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patien...

* SEVERE * Plantar Fasciitis pain RELIEVED with ASTR (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
* SEVERE * Plantar Fasciitis pain RELIEVED with ASTR (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how plantar fasciitis pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-program...

18 Months of Back Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
18 Months of Back Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how low back pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-pat...

* CHRONIC * Back Pain RELIEVED In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
* CHRONIC * Back Pain RELIEVED In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how Back pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patient...

18 Months of Plantar Fasciitis RELIEVED (REAL RESULTS!!!)
18 Months of Plantar Fasciitis RELIEVED (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how plantar fasciitis pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-program...

Treat Your Pain At Home With ASTR Tools!
Treat Your Pain At Home With ASTR Tools!

Find out how you can treat your pain at home very fast  https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patients/ https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself a...

* SEVERE * Plantar Fasciitis Pain RELIEVED Fast (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
* SEVERE * Plantar Fasciitis Pain RELIEVED Fast (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how plantar fasciitis pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-f...

* SEVERE * Trigger Finger RELIEVED Fast (REAL RESULTS!!!)
* SEVERE * Trigger Finger RELIEVED Fast (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how trigger finger pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-f...

* SEVERE * Neck and Shoulder Pain RELIEVED FAST (+FOLLOW-UP!!!)
* SEVERE * Neck and Shoulder Pain RELIEVED FAST (+FOLLOW-UP!!!)

Find out how neck & shoulder pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-...

Reunion Island Patient- 7 Years of Neck Pain Relieved In No Time (+FOLLOW-UP!!!)
Reunion Island Patient- 7 Years of Neck Pain Relieved In No Time (+FOLLOW-UP!!!)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patient...

4 Years of Shoulder Relieved In Minutes With ASTR (REAL RESULTS!!!!)
4 Years of Shoulder Relieved In Minutes With ASTR (REAL RESULTS!!!!)

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very Fast Eric is dealing with tightness in his right shoulder, which caused him to tear his UCL. This issue has been bothering him for roughly 3 years, partially due to bad stretching. Eric went through PT shortly, but the shoulder pain did not get resolv...

20 Years of Low Back Pain Relieved Fast (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
20 Years of Low Back Pain Relieved Fast (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how back pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patients/ ...

7 Years of Hamstring Pain -Tightness Relieved Fast (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)
7 Years of Hamstring Pain -Tightness Relieved Fast (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)

Find out how hamstring pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-pa...

3 Years of Shoulder Pain Relieved In No Time! (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
3 Years of Shoulder Pain Relieved In No Time! (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very FAST https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patien...

6 Months of Foot Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)
6 Months of Foot Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)

Find out how foot pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patients/ ...

2 Years of Morton's Neuroma Relieved Fast (+ FOLLOW-UP!!!)
2 Years of Morton's Neuroma Relieved Fast (+ FOLLOW-UP!!!)

Find out how Morton's neuroma pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-program...

3 Years of Knee pain Relieved In No Time- ASTR CLASS (REAL RESULTS!!!)
3 Years of Knee pain Relieved In No Time- ASTR CLASS (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how knee pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patient...

5 Months of Frozen Shoulder Relieved FAST  (+ FOLLOW-UP !!!!)
5 Months of Frozen Shoulder Relieved FAST (+ FOLLOW-UP !!!!)

Find out how frozen shoulder pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for...

1+ Year of Leg Pain Relieved with ASTR Therapy (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
1+ Year of Leg Pain Relieved with ASTR Therapy (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how leg pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patients...

3 Years of Neck Pain Relieved Fast (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
3 Years of Neck Pain Relieved Fast (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patient...

10 Months of Thigh Pain Relieved (+FOLLOW-UP)
10 Months of Thigh Pain Relieved (+FOLLOW-UP)

Find out how thigh pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patien...

20 Years of Low Back Pain RELIEVED Fast- ASTR Class (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
20 Years of Low Back Pain RELIEVED Fast- ASTR Class (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how low back pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-pat...

2 Years of Elbow Pain RELIEVED Very Fast (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
2 Years of Elbow Pain RELIEVED Very Fast (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how elbow pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patien...

6 Months of Shoulder Pain RELIEVED - ASTR Class (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)
6 Months of Shoulder Pain RELIEVED - ASTR Class (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-pat...

Jaw Pain RELIEVED With ASTR (6 Months Follow-Up!!!)
Jaw Pain RELIEVED With ASTR (6 Months Follow-Up!!!)

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-pat...

8 Years of Neck Pain RELIEVED In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)
8 Years of Neck Pain RELIEVED In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patient...

12 Years of Finger Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)
12 Years of Finger Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!!)

Find out how finger pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patie...

1 Year of Elbow Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!!)
1 Year of Elbow Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!!)

Find out how elbow pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patients/...

ASTR Class Review  (Practicing In Holland!!!)
ASTR Class Review (Practicing In Holland!!!)

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-pat...

3 Months of Shoulder Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL RESULTS!!!)
3 Months of Shoulder Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-pat...

ASTR Course Review (Advanced Soft Tissue Release Review!!!)
ASTR Course Review (Advanced Soft Tissue Release Review!!!)

Find out what Matt saying about ASTR course https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patients/ AST...

10 Months of Thigh/ Hip Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
10 Months of Thigh/ Hip Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how thigh/ hip pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-pati...

ASTR Class Review (Practicing in Australia!!!)
ASTR Class Review (Practicing in Australia!!!)

Find out What therapist say about ASTR class https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patients/ AS...

1 Year of Knee Pain Relieved Superfast (ASTR Class - REAL TREATMENT!!!)
1 Year of Knee Pain Relieved Superfast (ASTR Class - REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how knee pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patients/ ...

2 Years of Elbow Pain Relieved Superfast (REAL RESULTS!!!)
2 Years of Elbow Pain Relieved Superfast (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how golfer's elbow pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-f...

Advanced Soft Tissue Release - ASTR Class Review!
Advanced Soft Tissue Release - ASTR Class Review!

Find out What Dr.Kerns saying about ASTR class https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-patients/ ...

5 Months of Plantar Fasciitis Fixed with ASTR + FOLLOW UP!!!!
5 Months of Plantar Fasciitis Fixed with ASTR + FOLLOW UP!!!!

Find out how plantar fasciitis pain can be relieved superfast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-f...

Golfer's Elbow Pain Relieved In No Time with ASTR (REAL RESULTS!!!)
Golfer's Elbow Pain Relieved In No Time with ASTR (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how Golfer's Elbow pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-...

Relieve Chronic Pain Instantly and Easily!
Relieve Chronic Pain Instantly and Easily!

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Contact us to schedule ASTR treatment: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/contact-page/ Treat yourself at home: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/product-category/online-treatment-programs-for-pat...

 

 CALL(949) 236-6862