Spinal cord injury

C. Sadowsky, O. Volshteyn, L. Schultz, J. W. McDonald

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Abstract

Purpose: This article is an overview of the newer therapeutic interventions employed in the care of the spinal cord injured individual and the theoretical rationale supporting them. Issue: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) care was, until recently, a maintenance type treatment, addressing systems mostly affected by complications of the original injury (e.g. bladder, skin, spasiticity). Conclusion: With the recent advances in the neuroscience field, more aggressive interventions geared at secondary injury prevention, neuronal regeneration and functional restoration are emerging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)680-687
Number of pages8
JournalDisability and Rehabilitation
Volume24
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 10 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation

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