Spinal Cord Injury Personal Experience Interviews

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Rehabilitation After Spinal Cord Injury

Personal experiences in these videos have been chosen from interviews with more than 100 people living with paralysis and spinal cord injury.


Once an injured patient is stabilized, rehabilitation begins in a special unit or a separate facility. Patients learn new personal care techniques, regain strength and discover how to live in a wheelchair. Here are the most helpful answers to the two most common questions about rehabilitation:  


Q&A: What were the important milestones in rehabilitation?

Q&A: What was the hardest part of rehabilitation?