When you’re dealing with a cervical spinal cord injury (SCI), it is serious and potentially deadly. The cervical spinal cord, which consists of C1-C7 vertebrae at the top end of the spinal column in your neck, also contains the C1-C8 spinal nerves. These types of SCIs are the most severe and can affect one or both sides of your body.
A brave mother saved the life of her daughter after she was knocked unconscious on a water slide on vacation in Turkey. Her quick-thinking and courageous actions prevented the five-year-old from being paralyzed for the rest of her life.
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