Sacral Spine Injuries

The spine is an amazing and complex structure that helps not only provide structural support to the whole body, but also protects the spinal cord, which delivers messages to and from the brain. When

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Diabetes Risk After a Spinal Cord Injury

There’s no doubt that a spinal cord injury is extremely serious and can affect the body in a number of different ways. However, the challenges that arise are not only related to loss of mobility or

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Body Temperature Regulation Following a Spinal Cord Injury

A spinal cord injury is likely to affect the human body in a number of different ways. Reduced mobility is perhaps the most obvious issue that an individual will have to deal with following a spinal cord

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Spine Curvature Disorders

The spine is made up of numerous bones one on top of each other that allow us to bend and twist. These bones provide a protective cover for the spinal cord, a mix of white and gray matter that contains

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The Risk of Sepsis Following a Spinal Cord Injury

There are a number of secondary medical issues or complications that can arise as a result of a spinal cord injury (SCI). These include bladder and bowel problems, autonomic dysreflexia and spasticity.

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A Brief History of Spinal Cord Injury Treatment

We live in an age where medical treatments are more advanced than ever before. With continuous research comes the increasing potential for cures to be found for conditions which were previously deemed

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7 of the Best Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Blogs

There’s no doubt that the internet has revolutionized how we access information. Gone are the days where it was necessary to visit a library or dust off your encyclopaedia to learn more about a specific

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What is the ASIA Impairment Scale and How is it Used?

The ASIA Impairment Scale looks at motor and sensory function in an individual and how it has been impacted following a spinal cord injury. Defining how a patient is affected can be used to better

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Deep Vein Thrombosis Risk Following a Spinal Cord Injury

Any serious spinal cord injury can have a life changing and traumatic impact on the individual. Whilst we tend to focus on loss of movement and sensation when it comes to these types of injuries, it’s

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