Articles about spinal cord injuries


Hand hygiene for people with spinal cord injury

Last updated: 07/15/2020

1. Wash your hands frequently and whenever you enter your living space. 2. Soap and warm water for 40-60 seconds or alcohol-based hand sanitizer 20-30 seconds,1 all parts of...

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Body Inflammation with Spinal Cord Injury

Last updated: 07/11/2020

When you get a cut on your finger, you can see the area become red and perhaps even swollen. The area might feel warm to the touch and painful due to the extra fluid volume....

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Hemiplegia | Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Spinal Cord Injury Resources

Last updated: 07/11/2020

Contact Us Hemiplegia Hemiplegia is a form of paralysis that affects just one side of the body, often just one arm and one leg, but occasionally with symptoms extending...

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Are People with Spinal Cord Injuries Fragile?

Last updated: 07/11/2020

Sustaining a spinal cord injury and acquiring a disability can be an eye-opening experience in a myriad of ways. After your injury, you will begin to experience life as someone...

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Is Water the Only Fluid People with SCI Should Drink?

Last updated: 06/28/2020

After becoming paralyzed, one of the most common things you'll hear from the nurses and doctors that care for you is to drink more water. You will hear it so often that it may...

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Why Exercise After a Spinal Cord Injury? - 180 Medical

Last updated: 06/27/2020

After sustaining a spinal cord injury, many people live with paralysis and lack of sensation in some parts of their bodies. While the level of injury will dictate each...

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When Should You Stop Rehab And Return to Everyday Life?

Last updated: 06/11/2020

After a spinal cord injury, many people throw themselves into their rehabilitation. It is for many the biggest beacon of hope they have. And for many they’re right, with enough...

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Exercise Guidelines for Adults With Spinal Cord Injury - SCIRE Community

Last updated: 06/08/2020

Home » Topics » Exercise Guidelines for Adults With Spinal Cord Injury Exercise Guidelines for Adults With Spinal Cord Injury The SCIRE Community Team | Kathleen Martin Ginis,...

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High-Level Spinal Cord Injuries and Their Causes

Last updated: 06/07/2020

Among all levels of paralysis, high-level spinal cord injuries are considered the most serious. This is because injuries to this area of the spinal cord affect all four limbs...

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How to Manage Anger When You're Paralyzed

Last updated: 06/05/2020

Anger is one of the most pronounced stages of grief, and many people with spinal cord injuries struggle with it for years after their injury. It doesn't come as a surprise that...

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