Spinal cord injuries include original injury and secondary injury. The aim of therapy is to prevent and reduce the secondary injury. The traditional therapy can alleviate the secondary injury of spinal cord through surgery that can both relieve the pressure of spinal cord and maintain the spinal stability with the internal fixation, medicine and hyperbaric oxygen therapy were applied together. But, the effect of neuroprotection and neurotization of traditional therapy is worse and the most of all is the environment in the spinal cord injury that make against the repairing. At present, the treatment of spinal cord injury with cell transplantation and gene therapy have made achievements in the animal experiment and have been simply tested in clinical. Cell transplantation and gene therapy have a great clinical utilization.

Li, Guo, Wang, , , , , , (2010). [Current situation and progression in the treatment of spinal cord injury]. Zhongguo gu shang = China journal of orthopaedics and traumatology, 2010 Jan;23(1):70-3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20191977