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impact of spinal cord injuries

20 Nov

How Spinal Cord Injuries Affect Your Health

The scope of impact a spinal cord injury (SCI) has on the body can be incredibly widespread and varied, affecting almost all of the functions and processes of the body below the level of the injury. The physical effects and the events leading to the SCI can also have a significant psychosocial impact on both the person affected and the people aroun...

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autonomic dysreflexia

04 Nov

What is Autonomic Dysreflexia?

Autonomic dysreflexia[i] (AD) is also known as autonomic hyperreflexia. It describes a situation where the body exhibits an exaggerated reflex response to a problem or stimulus. A person with a high spinal cord injury is likely to be unable to consciously sense and respond to a damaging or irritating stimulus. ...

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