The prognosis of any spinal cord injury (SCI) largely depends on factors such as the level at which it has occurred, the severity of the damage and whether the injury is considered complete or incomplete.
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
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.
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
Paraplegia is most often caused by a traumatic injury to the lower part of the spine such as the thoracic or lumbar regions. The extent of injury will vary from case to case, but living with paraplegia,