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Monthly Archives: June 2006

ERECTIONS

A male with SCI may, or may not, be able to achieve erection. The level, severity, time elapsed, and...

EJACULATION, ORGASM, AND COITUS

Ejaculation is a Motor function which cannot take place if the particular nerves and parts of the spinal cord...

SEXUAL DRIVE AND ACTIVITY

Although spinal cord injured men may lose the ability to maintain erection, ejaculate, or experience orgasm, their sex drive...

ORGASM

A woman with SCI, like men with similar injuries, can achieve normal orgasm if there is some residual pelvic innervation, though...

FERTILITY, CHILDBIRTH, AND CONTRACEPTION

Women with Paraplegia or Quadriplegia and of childbearing age usually regain menses; nearly 50% do not miss a single...

SEXUAL BEHAVIOR AND ACTIVITY

Sexual expression in the SCI female is generally less affected in sexual function, than the male, because it is...

THE PATIENT

Patients consistently report that it helps to talk about their feelings. If you talk to the members of your...

FAMILY AND FRIENDS

THE GRIEVING PROCESS SCI can be so traumatic that most patients and their families and friends go through the four...

AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA (HYPERREFLEXIA)

Autonomic Dysreflexia, also known as Hyperreflexia, is a state that is unique to patients after spinal cord injury at...

DEEP VENOUS THROMBOSIS (DVT)

Some patients with SCI develop deep venous thrombosis (DVT), or clots in the veins that sometimes give rise...