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Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries may be divided into two main categories: incomplete and complete. Complete spinal cord injuries are those that result in total paraplegia or tetraplegia. Complete paraplegia is a permanent loss of nerve function at or below T1 level, which manifests itself in the loss of sensation and movement of the legs, bladder, bowel… Read More »

Trauma: Brain and Spinal Cord Injury in New York

Injuries to the brain or spinal cord are among the most devastating someone can suffer. Many of the injuries we see are caused by accidents involving force — car accidents, sports injuries, or a fall. Because the brain and spinal cord are the main components of the nervous system, damage to any part of the… Read More »