Category: SCI Types
You don’t necessarily have to experience a traumatic event to get a spinal cord injury. A non-traumatic spinal cord injury is when an internal issue
Is spinal cord injury in children any different than it is in adults? A key factor is that a child’s body is still learning and
Traumatic spinal cord injury is when an external force strikes the spinal column. It fractures or shifts the vertebrae, causing compression of the spinal cord.
Thoracic spine injury occurs when you injure one of the 12 vertebrae that make up the thoracic region. The thoracic region is the second region
There are 2 types of spinal cord injury, 2 states of paralysis that result from spinal cord injury, 5 classifications on the ASIA impairment scale,
About 47% of all spinal cord injuries result in incomplete quadriplegia. This makes it the most common type of spinal cord injury by far. Today, we’re