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Spinal Cord Injury Personal Videos By Topic
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Want information about spinal cord injury? Begin here. Choose a topic below to watch our unique videos about personal experiences with paralysis.

Q&A: What's gotten harder over time?

Adjustment Problems After a Spinal Cord Injury
Personal Experiences with Paralysis

Adapting to a spinal cord injury can be a life-long process with secondary conditions manifesting years after injury.  

With the average lifetime cost of a person injured at age 25 being $2.5 million, many worry about managing their finances and medical expenses.

Others are concerned about premature aging and maintaining a healthy waistline with limited mobility. Some struggle with asking for help and feeling like a burden to others – and mourn the loss of independence.

In the series of videos below, people share their personal struggles with spinal cord injury.

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