Serious accidents may result in catastrophic injuries that affect an individual's life permanently. Injuries to the spinal cord are devastating and life altering. The results that follow a spinal cord injury depends on the site of impact. There are several types of paralysis that can come about after an injury to the spinal cord.
There are many causes of spinal cord injuries, but the greatest risks generally include:
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The cord that passes through bones is known as the vertebrae and the nerves in the cord are responsible for sending messages that control the movement of our body. If a section of the cord is damaged, the victim may suffer a loss of movement.
Some of the injuries that can occur to the spinal cord include:
Paraplegia and quadriplegia can also result in a loss of physical sensations, bowel, bladder and sexual dysfunction. For quadriplegia injuries, the victim may also suffer respiratory issues due to a loss of sensation in their chest region. Regardless of the location or type of spinal cord injury, the results are traumatic. The victim may suffer from this loss or impairment of movement for the rest of their life.