A potential secondary effect of spinal cord injury is the development of scoliosis. Scoliosis describes a condition in which the spine develops a sideways curvature.
Category: Spinal Cord Injury
One way to measure the severity of a spinal cord injury is to determine whether it is complete or incomplete. These two classifications of injury
Quality of life after spinal cord injury is dependent on a wide range of factors including the severity of injury and one’s mental health status.
The level of a spinal cord injury refers to the lowest region of the spinal cord where normal motor control and sensation exist. Knowing one’s
While a spinal cord injury is not directly associated with cognitive impairments, complications of SCI can affect cognitive functions like memory, problem-solving, and focus. Fortunately,
With about 17,810 new cases of spinal cord injury occurring in the United States each year, it is essential to recognize its financial implications. The
A spinal cord injury can result in loss of bowel control, which may cause discomfort, pain, or waste-related accidents. By implementing a safe, sustainable bowel
For a long time, it was believed that recovery after a spinal cord injury was not possible — but we were wrong. We now know
About 32% of all spinal cord injuries result in a complete spinal cord injury, according to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center. A complete spinal cord