Category: Spinal Cord Injury

Gait Training - Spinal Cord Surgery

Gait Training after a Spinal Cord Injury

Recovery of walking function is one of the primary goals of people who have suffered a spinal cord injury.  Gait training refers to learning how to walk again after an injury and it can improve endurance, posture and muscular health.  For a person who has had a spinal cord injury,

Occupational Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury

The spinal cord houses nerves required to carry messages from the brain to the rest of our body and back again.  When there is a damage to the spinal cord, these messages are not able to travel properly.  This results in reduced ability to control movement. Body functions and/or sensation