Templeton is a USA 27 years old male patient suffering from spinal cord injury with paraplegia. He was admitted to our hospital for the chief complaint of movement dysfunction of 4 limbs with incontinence of urination and bowl movement for 1 year. He happened to injury his head and neck in April 4th, 2010 when diving. After the accident, he underwent a temporary consciousness lost, he came to himself a few minutes later and felt numbness of his hands and feet, could not move. He was sent urgently to the local hospital, the MRI of his cervical vertebras indicated: C6-C7 vertebral bodies fracture with relevant spinal cord injury. He was given the necessary operations of the decompression, fixation and other treatment. He was offered anti-inflammation, hormone, nerve nutrition and other treatment post-operation without obvious improvements.
Before the stem cell treatment:
- The muscular tension of his 4 limbs was higher than normal;
- The muscle strength of his 4 limbs was weak, the motor ability of his whole body was poor
- The sensation beneath injury segment was lost;
- He suffered from the incontinence of urination and bowl movement.
After the stem cell treatment:
- The muscular tension of his 4 limbs is improved obviously;
- The muscle strength of his 4 limbs is improved obviously, the motor ability of his whole body is improved obviously, for example, he can move his upper limbs, he can sit by himself, he can stand by assistant;
- The sensation level is lowered obviously;
- He can perceive and control his urination and bowl movement much better.