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Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) (http://www NULL.mc NULL.uky NULL.edu/scobirc/) Barren Heights Christian Retreat Center (http://www NULL.barrenheights NULL.com/) Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (http://www NULL.crpf NULL.org/) Derby City Area Spinal Cord Injury Association (http://www NULL.derbycityspinalcord NULL.org/) Henry County Chamber of Commerce (http://www NULL.henrycountykentucky NULL.com/chamber/index NULL.html) ‘I Can’ Disability Community (http://www... Read more »

About Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Spinal Cord Injury Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function such as mobility or feeling. Frequent causes of damage are trauma (car accident, gunshot, falls, etc.) or disease (polio, spina bifida, Friedreich’s Ataxia, etc.). The spinal cord does not have to be severed in order for a loss of functioning to occur. In fact, in most people with SCI, the spinal cord is intact, but the damage to it results in loss of functioning. SCI is very different... Read more »

FAQ About SCI

What is Spinal Cord Injury? Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function such as mobility or feeling. Frequent causes of damage are trauma (car accident, gunshot, falls, etc.) or disease (polio, spina bifida, Friedreich’s Ataxia, etc.). The spinal cord does not have to be severed in order for a loss of functioning to occur. In fact, in most people with SCI, the spinal cord is intact, but the damage to it results in loss of functioning. SCI is very... Read more »

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