Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal-cord injuries result from external trauma causing damage to the cord. The following symptoms vary, depending on the site and extent of the spinal-cord damage:

  • Loss of movement and sensation in affected arms or legs.
  • Loss of urinary and bowel control.
  • Loss of normal blood pressure.
  • Loss of body-temperature control.
  • Constipation.
  • Impaired sexual function

Spinal Cord Injury patients are classified on their level of spine injury.