Spinal Cord Abscess treatments
Spinal Cord Abscess

Treatments could include:

  • Abscess Drainage
  • Decompression Laminectomy
  • Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy
  • Incision and drainage, open, of deep abscess (subfascial), posterior spine; cervical, thoracic, or cervicothoracic
  • Incision and drainage, open, of deep abscess (subfascial), posterior spine; lumbar, sacral, or lumbosacral
  • Orthotic bracing (procedure)
  • Laminectomy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Laminectomy is a type of back surgery used to relieve compression on the spinal cord. It removes the lamina (part of the bone that forms the vertebral arch in the spine) and/or bone spurs. These structures can put pressure on the spinal cord or ne...
  • Gait training is a type of physical therapy that helps people improve their ability to stand and walk.
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