Spinal Cord Injury SCI
Find spinal cord injury information and advice listed below in this busy and popular area of ABLEize. Every year more than 1,000 people receive a spinal cord injury (SCI) it is thought there are 40,000 people living with SCI in the UK at any one time. Spinal cord injury can occur in many ways but mostly through accident or injury including diving into shallow water, playing rugby or being thrown from a horse.
The degree of paralysis received after a spinal cord injury greatly depends on which part of the spinal cord is injured, spinal injury higher up (closer to the head) can cause more paralysis than those lower down the spinal cord. Find quadriplegic, tetraplegic and paraplegic information and facts along with rehabilitation details and programmes plus information on conditions, injury levels and related facts as well as valuable care information and services by browsing the sites shown below.
A charity that runs a range of services and activities for people with SCI as well as their friends, family and volunteers to encourage independence, self-confidence, education and motivation following a life changing injury.