Scientists Devise Early Treatment for Spine Injury

<p>By Julie Steenhuysen<br /> November 8, 2009</p> <p>CHICAGO (Reuters) – Injecting tiny polymer spheres into rats right after a spinal cord injury helped the animals recover movement and prevented secondary nerve damage that often follows such injuries, U.S. researchers said on Sunday.</p> <p>The experimental treatment uses spheres called copolymer micelles that fuse with injured nerve fibers and prevent inflammation…</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>