Transverse myelitis (TM) Or Spinal-cord virus
Transverse myelitis (TM) We were told it is Spinal-cord virus, i’m trying to see if there is anything I can do to help my mum she’s been disabled for about 18 years due to spinal-cord disconnection and I have seen a video on YouTube that someone can someone help that had a spinal cord injury she can stand up walk with a walker but she can’t lift her legs or stand on her own without a walker and a little help if there is anythingOr anyone knows that there is help or medication or surgery please let me know thank you
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Hi @ajabidi, Viral, bacterial and fungal infections affecting the spinal cord may cause transverse myelitis. According to Mayo Clinic, the inflammatory disorder appears after recovery from the infection in most cases. Read more here: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/transverse-myelitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354726
Was is confirmed that your mum had a virus? What treatment did she get?
She was admitted to the hospital due to some pain in her left leg she went in walking but after they gave her Cortizone shot she lost all her sinces from the waste down and after that she was giving a lot of medicines and some physical therapy now she takes lyrica and baclofen
Also she was in the Beginningshe one cortisone polls
my wife has the same problem any new treatments that you know of? does the Mayo clinic have any answers or solutions?
Hello @ricof66 and welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. I am sorry to hear that your wife is going through this. I wanted to share some information you may find helpful from Mayo Clinic.
– Transverse Myelitis: Diagnosis and Treatment: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/transverse-myelitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354730
Have any of these treatment options been offered to your wife where you are seeking care?