Rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries (3 Ceus)
Management of neuropathic pain following spinal cord injury (3 Ceus)
Spinal cord injury (SCI) leads to serious disability and complications.
The treatment and rehabilitation process of SCI as discussed in this on-line course is long, expensive and requires a multidisciplinary approach. Early rehabilitation is important to prevent disability and complications.
The purpose of this on-line courses is to provide an overview of the current understanding of the problem of neuropathic pain following spinal cord injury (SCI) and to suggest possible therapeutic options in the near future.
Neuropathic pain following SCI has presented a challenge not only for traditional concepts of how pain occurs but also for more recent conceptualizations. We have made substantial progress in identifying the common types of pain that occur following SCI, determining the prevalence and characteristics of pain, investigating some of the pathophysiological changes in the nervous system that may contribute to the presence of neuropathic SCI pain and examining the effectiveness of some treatments.