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Any way you look at it, a spinal cord injury is a scary reality to consider. Your spine is like a control tower for your bones and muscles. That’s why spinal cord injuries can instantly change lives forever. Any da...
Any way you look at it, a spinal cord injury is a scary reality to consider. Your spine is like a control tower for your bones and muscles. That’s why spinal cord injuries can instantly change lives forever. Any damage can make it challenging for the spinal cord to send and receive messages from the brain to the body. According to the AANS, there are around 450,000 people in the United States who have a spinal cord injury.
Spinal cord injuries is damage to any part of the spinal cord, or to the nerves at the end of the spinal canal. The effects of an injury like this can be devastating for patients and their families. But physical therapy after spinal cord injuries offers hope.
Spinal cord injuries are divided into two broad categories: complete and incomplete.
Common causes of spinal cord injuries are:
Here are some of the most common symptoms of spinal cord injuries:
Physical therapy will address the problems that can occur following a spinal cord injury so that the patient can maximize their potential for recover and regain their independence. Exercise with a physical therapist will help:
Physical therapy can have lasting effects on function after spinal cord injuries, both in promoting neural recovery and in reducing or preventing other complications.
Queen Creek Location
21321 E. Ocotillo Rd., Suite 122
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
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Phoenix, AZ 85029