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Adjuvant Therapies for Cervical Spine Trauma in Children

Medical

In previously well children, no adjuvant medical therapies are required.

Rehabilitation

  • Generally only for associated neurological injuries: For children with uncomplicated cervical spine trauma, formal rehabilitation is not required. For those with associated injuries or neurological deficits, referral to a neuro-rehabilitation facility is indicated where a multidisciplinary evaluation of needs can be performed and treatment goals established.