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Tag: Autonomic Dysreflexia

Spinal Cord & Column Information

Spinal Cord & Column The spinal column is separated into 5 specific Functional areas. Cervical / C 1-7 Thoracic / T 1 - 12 Lumbar / L 1...

Complications

If you recently experienced a spinal cord injury, it might seem like every aspect of life just became a lot more complicated. After all,...

Spinal Cord Injury Glossary

Abdominal Binder - Wide elastic binder use to help prevent a drop in blood pressure or used for cosmetic purposes to hold in abdomen....

Sexuality and Spinal Cord Injury

Maintaining a healthy sex life after spinal cord injury is an important priority to many people. Fortunately, over the past few years a large...

Does recovery occur after spinal cord injury?

Many doctors tell patients and families that recovery does not occur after spinal cord injury. This is not true. Recovery is the rule, not...

What is Autonomic Dysreflexia?

Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD), also known as Hyperreflexia, is a potentially dangerous complication of spinal cord injury (SCI). In AD, an individual's blood pressure may rise...

Rehabilitation Process of Persons With Spinal Cord Injury

Rehabilitation Process of Persons With Spinal Cord Injury Spinal cord injury (SCI) can occur at any time to any individual. Acute SCI is an...

Current Understanding

To understand how treatment for spinal cord injury can be improved, it is important to understand the normal spinal cord and its functions, how...

Appendicitis in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury.

In general, patients with appendicitis present with a reliable set of signs and symptoms that facilitate early diagnosis. Prompt surgical treatment usually results in...

When spinal cord injury affects the bowel

Neurogenic bowel is a frequent problem for patients with spinal cord injury. With planning and care, however, you can help them regain control over...