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Make These Considerations When Returning to School After an SCI

After a spinal cord injury (SCI), the normal routine of going back to

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Seeking Support for Children After an SCI

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is not only a significant change to your life, but also to your family’s life, especially your children. Your children may not have the ...

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Treating Pediatric Spinal Cord Injuries

A spinal cord injury (SCI) at any age is lifechanging and difficult to treat and manage. However, when a

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Keeping in Contact with your Children During SCI Rehabilitation

The stress and emotions associated with a spinal cord injury (SCI) are difficult to deal with on their own, but when children are added to the mix, this stress and ...

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Vocational Rehab: What is It?

As part of your spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, you may turn to vocational rehabilitation when you feel you are ready to

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Parenting After a Spinal Cord Injury

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Terms to Know: Spinal Cord Injuries and Skin

Pressure Injury

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Lung Health and an SCI

Your spinal cord injury (SCI) may affect many parts of your body, including your lungs. Loss of function in the muscles needed for breathing can make it hard to ...

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Addressing SCI Caregiver Concerns

In the midst of all the emotions that follow a spinal cord injury (SCI), you must also determine who will care for the person in the days that follow discharge from ...

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Signs and Symptoms of Depression After an SCI

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is a life-altering event that can completely ...

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Occupational Therapy for SCI

Your spinal cord injury (SCI) was, and will be, a life-changing event that will impact multiple areas of your day-to-day life. In order to learn how to continue to ...

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6 Tips for SCI Pain Management

Pain after a spinal cord injury can be frustrating and may even hinder your day-to-day life. While you and your physician most likely have a pain management plan in ...

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Smoking and SCI: What You Need to Know

After a spinal cord injury, taking care of your skin and protecting it from the ...

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Pain Problems After an SCI

Both areas of the body that maintained normal sensation as well as those that lost sensation after a spinal cord injury (SCI) can be affected by chronic pain after ...

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‘Getting Back Up’ After A Spinal Cord Injury

Sustaining a spinal cord injury means not only having to adapt to and learn about a completely new lifestyle, but also having to face increasing medical bills and ...

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Preparing to Leave the Hospital After an SCI

Leaving the hospital after your spinal cord injury (SCI) is a monumental step in your recovery. As exciting as it may be to finally be able to leave the walls of ...

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Signals and Your Spinal Cord

The spinal cord is responsible for carrying three types of signals from your body ...

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Choosing a SCI Rehab Facility That’s Right for You

With so much going on after a spinal cord injury (SCI), choosing a rehabilitation facility can be a daunting task. While insurance does play a role in where you ...

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Guest Blogger: Walking Again with the Help of a Powered Orthosis

The Indego® Exoskeleton is a powered orthosis designed to help people with paralysis walk again. I heard about it while at Craig Hospital. The machine is programmed ...

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Tips for Medication Management

After a spinal cord injury (SCI), you may be on multiple medications to combat the changes in your body. For you, or your caregiver, making sure you take multiple ...

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Coping with a Traumatic SCI: What Caregivers Can Expect

The emotional rollercoaster that follows a spinal cord injury (SCI) can be difficult to navigate through. Sustaining a SCI is life changing, and depending on the ...

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Going Home After a SCI: Things You Don’t Learn in Rehab

The moment you’re waiting for has finally come. You’re leaving rehab and heading home! You’ve learned everything you’ve needed to know about how to live outside of ...

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Managing a Day at Home Alone After a SCI

Spending a day at home alone before your spinal cord injury (SCI) might have seemed like a treat. However, after a SCI, this can be challenging and a little scary ...

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SCI Life Terms: Words You Need to Know

People you might meet:

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Immediately After a SCI: What to Do

There’s a lot of advice for families about how to handle life with a spinal cord injury (SCI) after leaving rehab. However, what do you do in the first few days ...

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