After a C6 spinal cord injury, individuals experience varying degrees of paralysis in the upper and lower body, also known as quadriplegia. However, even amongst
Category: SCI Types
There are many ways to classify the different types of spinal cord injuries. Some refer to the severity of the injury, while others refer to
Cervical spinal cord injury is a serious, life-threatening emergency that can cause paralysis throughout the entire body. Depending on the level and severity of a
Did you know that children with spinal cord injuries can recover easier and quicker than adults? Children’s bodies heal faster than adults because they’re still
Is recovery from a chronic spinal cord injury possible? After an SCI, the microenvironment surrounding your spinal cord becomes very hostile due to inflammatory responses.
Life after a T4 spinal cord injury will require some lifestyle adjustments. To help you understand what to expect following a T4 spinal cord injury,
A traumatic spinal cord injury occurs when an external force strikes the spinal column. It fractures or shifts the vertebrae, causing compression of the spinal