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How do spinal cord injuries to children affect their physical development?

How do spinal cord injuries to children affect their physical development?

Patricia Mucia, RN

Nurse Care Coordinator, Shriners Hospital for Children - Chicago

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Any child that is now not walking, that is in a chair, is more at risk for scoliosis, and also has issues with changes in bone density. Also their urinary health, their bladder and kidneys need to be monitored very closely. And those are some of the ... Show More

Any child that is now not walking, that is in a chair, is more at risk for scoliosis, and also has issues with changes in bone density. Also their urinary health, their bladder and kidneys need to be monitored very closely. And those are some of the things that can be affected.

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How do spinal cord injuries to children affect their physical development?

Patricia Mucia, RN

Nurse Care Coordinator, Shriners Hospital for Children - Chicago

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Any child that is now not walking, that is in a chair, is more at risk for scoliosis, and also has issues with changes in bone density. Also their urinary health, their bladder and kidneys need to be monitored very closely. And those are some of the things that can be affected.

How do spinal cord injuries to children affect their physical development?
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