What is basilar Vagination?

What is basilar Vagination?

What is basilar Vagination?

Basilar invagination is a rare condition that happens when the top of the spine presses into the base of the skull. The condition can be mild or severe. In severe cases, the top of the spine compresses the brain stem and can cause neurological symptoms.

How does spinal cord compression affect the brain?

For some, it leads to compression of the spinal cord which can cause problems with dexterity, numbness in the hands, and the ability to walk. New research looks beyond the spinal cord injury in these patients, and found they also experience changes in the motor cortex of the brain.

Can Chiari cause aphasia?

Neurocognitive comorbidities included memory difficulties (43.88 %) and aphasia (43.75 %) and psychological disorders such as depression (31.77 %) and anxiety disorders (19.92 %) were reported.

Can spinal cord compression be cured?

It may not be possible to prevent spinal cord compression in all cases because there are so many possible causes. Maintaining a healthy weight and getting regular exercise can help reduce added pressure on the back and symptoms of a cord compression.

Is Chiari a terminal?

Chiari III is a severe nervous system disease. CM III usually is connected with a disease in which a baby’s skull does not close completely before birth. Part of the baby’s brain can then come through the openings in the skull. CM III is usually a terminal condition unless surgically treated.

What are the symptoms of a misaligned Atlas?

Typical symptoms of an atlas misalignment or an atlas blockage are:

  • headache and migraines.
  • deafness, tinnitus or noise in the inner ear.
  • pain in the jaw.
  • neck pain or a stiff neck.
  • extreme muscle stiffness and restricted shoulder movement.
  • back pain in the lumbar spine as well as hip pain and pelvic misalignment.

What is the treatment for Craniocervical instability?

The Trusted Craniocervical Instability Treatment Option The PICL (Percutaneous Implantation of the CCJ Ligaments) procedure is a highly precise, direct injection of the CCJ ligaments including the alar, transverse, and accessory ligaments for the treatment of craniocervical instability.