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UK-Based Benefit Support for those with Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM)

In this blog we cover the financial burden that a chronic condition such as myelopathy can bring. This week we speak to Shirley Widdop, an ex-Nurse that had to give up employment after being diagnosed with Cervical Myelopathy in 2012. Shirley is a very active member and an admin for

Myelopathy Increases Inflammation¹

Why was this study conducted? Edited by BM Davies Previous research¹ has demonstrated that patients with cervical myelopathy undergo an immune response. Additionally, proinflammatory proteins, called cytokines, are more present in cerebrospinal fluid in patients with cervical myelopathy and low back degenerative disc disease. Therefore, it is possible that some

A new way to detect myelopathy?

Edited by B. Davies WHO: Researchers at the University of Southern California have conducted some exciting new myelopathy researchWHAT: The researchers have developed and validated a screening test for myelopathy WHY: In medicine there are 2 types of tests: screening tests and diagnostic tests. Screening tests tend to be quick,

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