The Levels of Spinal Cord Injury, Explained

By |May 22nd, 2018|Spinal Cord Injuries|0 Comments

Think of your spinal cord as the “information superhighway” of your body. Its job is a crucial one—carrying messages back and forth from the brain, telling your body how and when to function. Any injury to the spinal cord is serious and not to be taken lightly. In fact, when most people hear the words “spinal injury,” the first thing they usually visualize is the worst-case scenario of someone with total paralysis in a wheelchair. However, total paralysis is only one level of spinal cord injury. There are actually several levels [...]