Much of our life is spent preparing for what is to come next. But there is no preparing for something as life changing and traumatic as a spinal cord injury (SCI). The first few visits to the doctor’s office are critical to planning the next few months, but with so much new information, complicated medical terms can easily go over your head.
By arming yourself with this simplified guide to the spinal cord, and how the body is affected by an injury, you will be able to ask your doctor the right questions the first time.
This guide to understanding spinal cord injuries includes:
Spinal cord injuries are traumatic for patients and their families. They cause disruptive changes to every aspect of your life and there is a lot of new information to navigate and understand. Our experts have collected everything in one place to help you learn more about your injury, locate doctors and treatment centers, find financial support, and get assistance navigating your next move.