When a spinal cord injury (SCI) is caused by external forces, such as a car accident or fall, it is called a traumatic spinal cord
Category: SCI Types
Brown-Séquard syndrome is a rare form of incomplete spinal cord injury characterized by weakness and/ or paralysis on one side of the body, with specific
An incomplete spinal cord injury can result in a wide range of sensory and/or motor impairments. Depending on the severity of an individual’s spinal cord
Incomplete quadriplegia involves weakness or paralysis of all four limbs. Depending on the severity of the spinal cord injury, individuals may have residual movement. About 47% of
Complete vs. Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury: What Are the Differences? And What Does It Mean for Recovery?
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
Becoming paralyzed from the neck down after a spinal cord injury usually means that you’ve injured one of the higher cervical nerves. The cervical region of
A C4 spinal cord injury is a type of cervical spinal cord injury that occurs when this specific segment of the spinal cord is damaged.
A T12 spinal cord injury affects lower body functions such as walking and bowel and bladder functions. Fortunately, individuals with T12 spinal cord injuries generally
A C8 spinal cord injury refers to damage at the nerve roots between the C7 and T1 vertebrae. While individuals with C8 spinal cord injuries