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Spinal Cord Injury: Surgery & Treatment

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.

Spinal Cord Injury: Surgery & Treatment

Information on various surgery and treatment for spinal cord injury is available on the UC San Diego Health System’s spinal cord injury website. Topics include surgical and nonsurgical treament such as nerve and tendon transfer, selective peripheral neurotomy, phrenic nerve stimulator, and spinal cord stimulation. 

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