Understanding Spinal Cord Injury

2 Part Series

Close-up of wheelchair These factsheets are intended to be a starting point for understanding the normal functions of the spinal cord and how those functions might change after spinal cord injury (SCI). The impact of injury is different for everyone, so it is impossible to answer every question of interest. However, these fact sheets will answer a few common questions.

While it is not possible to teach you all there is to know in a single handout, these 2 factsheets include some of the most important information.