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Understanding Spinal Cord Injury – Video Resource

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.

Understanding Spinal Cord Injury – Video Resource

Understanding Spinal Cord Injury is a video resource developed by the Shepherd Center, a Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems rehabilitation center.  Here you can watch videos on the basics of Spinal Cord Injury and also hear stories from people who’ve been there. The Sheperd Center also provides consumer education on spinal cord injury anatomy with a glossary of terms you may hear, questions that families should ask their medical team, and other tips for coping, adjustment, and how to navigate the insurance maze through an online book “Understanding Spinal Cord Injury.”

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