Acute Spinal Cord Injury Online Resource Center

 

Material to help the newly injured, their families, and their friends navigate the information they need to know when dealing with an acute spinal cord injury (SCI).

 
 

About the Spinal Cord

An introduction to acute spinal cord injury and repair designed for the lay person. It includes information on what happens to the spinal cord as a result of traumatic injury and some of the latest developments in the search for effective treatments.

How the Spinal Cord Works Spinal Cord Injury Terms
 

10 FAQs About Acute SCI

Navigating your way through this new world can be overwhelming. We developed a list of the top ten questions to start you on your way.

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Health Management

A secondary condition is any medical, social, emotional, mental, family, or community problem that a person with a primary disabling condition (stroke, MS, brain injury, etc.) likely experiences.

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Medical Disclaimer
The information contained in this website is presented for educational purposes only. It may not be appropriate for all levels of injury. Nothing contained here should be construed nor is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. It should not be used in place of the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. Always consult with your physician or other qualified health care provider before embarking on a new treatment, diet, or fitness program. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read here.

Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center Information Specialists
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