These websites provide consumer education sheets on care and medical information for individuals with spinal cord injuries. Here you’ll find family-friendly material on subjects ranging from caregiving, coping, and adjustment, to medical information on skin care, bladder and bowel care, tips for returning to work and selecting a wheelchair, and other pertinent information. These materials undergo expert and consumer reviews to ensure they are up-to-date, evidence-based, and consumer-friendly.
The Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life. Their spinal cord injury resource page outlines the basics of Spinal Cord Injury and important information on initial treatments and rehabilitation. Click on Coping and Support to find resources and information on living with a spinal cord injury.