Partial Paralysis vs Full Paralysis After a Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) will generally result in some kind of paralysis, but the location, severity and level of the injury will largely determine the future outcome and what kind of support the individual

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Urinary Tract Infections Following a Spinal Cord Injury

When learning about spinal cord injuries (SCI) and the way in which they affect the body, one of the primary considerations relates to lack of mobility. But anyone who has sustained a serious SCI

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Spinal Cord Injury FAQs

It can be difficult to find all the relevant and accurate information you need when trying to learn about a particular medical condition. This normally involves visiting more than one site and trying

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Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries Explained

There are many factors that influence the prognosis for a patient following a spinal cord injury. These factors include where the damage to the spine has occurred and whether the injury is considered

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Following a Spinal Cord Injury

Individuals who have sustained a spinal cord injury may have to deal with many challenges as a result of their condition, not only the obvious issue of reduced mobility. There are often many secondary

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Degenerative Disc Disease Explained

We normally associate spinal damage with traumatic injuries such as car and sporting accidents. There are, however, a wide range of spinal problems that can occur for a whole variety of reasons. Spinal

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The Risk of Pneumonia Following a Spinal Cord Injury

Individuals with a spinal cord injury (SCI) will face a number of different challenges. Much depends on the seriousness of the damage and the location where the injury has occurred. Whilst loss of

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What is a Spinal Laminectomy?

There are a number of different surgical procedures that can be undertaken following a spinal cord injury. Of course, these are delicate operations and require a high degree of expertise. Even the most

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10 Most Accessible Cities in Europe

What makes a city accessible? If you have a spinal cord injury and want to visit new places, it’s important to understand what challenges you might face in each location. As we mentioned in one

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