Incomplete Paraplegia and Tetraplegia

  quadriplegia and paraplegia siteThe spinal cord is a large collection of nerves that function as an interconnection between our brain and the rest of our body. These nerves are responsible for transmitting important information related to our senses and the various motor responses. When we hurt our spinal cord, Read more…

What is Paraplegia ?

Paraplegia also refers to as partial paralysis is a form of impairment in function from the waist down. There is usually a deficit in sensation and loss of movement in the legs and pelvic region caused by an injury to the spinal cord, brain or both. Injury to the spinal Read more…

Spasticity – spastic

Spasticity is a condition in which the muscles are hyperactive. Spasticity, also known as spastic paralysis is an abnormal increase in muscle tone and stiffness.It occurs typically as a result of insult to the nerve pathway controlling the movement of muscle Causes of spasticity Sudden onset of spasticity may be Read more…

Spinal Cord Nerve Damage

Spinal cord nerve damage, more commonly referred to as spinal cord injury or spinal cord nerve injury is damage to any part of the spinal resulting in permanent changes in the normal function of the spinal cord. Injury from spinal nerve damage often leads to profound neurologic deficits and disability Read more…