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 ability to control urine release may be limited because of injury. Surgery can sometimes be used to help manage these problems if nonsurgical bladder management approaches do not work. To learn about the problems caused by your injury and the strategies used to help you manage bladder problems follow this link or read Bladder Management Options Following Spinal Cord Injury.