How to Check Pressure in a Spinal Tap?

Answer Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is contained within a membrane bag, the meninges, that surrounds the brain and travels down the spinal cord to provide cushioning against injury. CSF also removes waste pr... Read More »

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Can a spinal adjustment lower blood pressure?

On One Hand: Spinal Alignments Can Decrease Blood PressureAccording to ABC News, a study done at the University of Chicago showed that participants with high blood pressure who received chiropracti... Read More »

Is it dangerous to have low blood pressure from a spinal block?

It's very common. In the ICU, we often have patients with epidurals (similar to a spinal) for pain. They almost always run lower BPs just from the epidural.If you're having a spinal, you'll have an... Read More »

What happens when 150 psi water pressure hitting a check valve with 50 psi of air pressure?

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Leaking Spinal Fluid From a Spinal Tap?

Cerebrospinal fluid, or CSF, is a protective liquid surrounding the brain and spine. Certain injuries or procedures, such as a lumbar puncture, can cause a leakage of spinal fluid. In some cases, a... Read More »