Category Archives for Spinal Cord Injury Care

Spinal Cord Injury Range of Motion Exercises

We all know that exercise is important and we should try to do enough of it each week to remain fit and healthy. Exercise is also really important for individuals who have sustained a spinal cord injury

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How to Make a Home More Wheelchair Accessible

If someone is now using a wheelchair and wants to live more comfortably in their home, then some adjustments will probably have to be made. Creating a wheelchair accessible home, however, can be easier

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Useful Online SCI Communities You May Have Missed

The biggest technological revolution over the last couple of decades has undoubtedly been the internet. It has given us access to millions of pieces of information, entertainment and other resources.

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Spinal Cord Injury Fatigue

One common issue associated with spinal cord injuries (SCI) is fatigue. It can affect an individual with an SCI regardless of the level of their injury and whether or not the it is classified as complete

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Spinal Cord Injury and Pregnancy

There is no evidence to suggest that a woman who has a spinal cord injury (SCI) will be unable to conceive. There are, however, some other factors to take into account if an individual with an SCI is

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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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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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