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Kalra Brain & Spine

At KBS, we treat our patients as neighbors, friends, and family. Our goal is to educate you, treat your symptoms, and help you recover as fast as possible

Spinal Trauma

Spinal cord injury

During a typical year, there are about 12,000 spinal cord injuries in the US or 40 cases per million persons per year.

The most common causes of spinal cord injuries are

Motor vehicle crashes (48%)

Falls (16%)

The remainder of spinal cord injuries are attributed to assault (12%), sports (10%), and work-related accidents. About 80% of patients are male.

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Vertebral injuries may be

  • Fractures, which may involve the vertebral body, lamina, and pedicles as well as the spinous, articular, and transverse processes
  • Dislocations, which typically involve the facets
  • Subluxations, which may involve ligament rupture without bony injury

In the neck, fractures of the posterior elements and dislocations can damage the vertebral arteries, causing a syndrome resembling a brain stem stroke.

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Kalra Brain and Spine
5899 Preston Road
Suite 1303
Frisco, TX. 75034