Spinal Cord Injury in America
250,000 Americans are spinal cord injured.
52% of spinal cord injured individuals are considered paraplegic and 47% quadriplegic.
Approximately 11,000 new injuries occur each year.
82% are male.
56% of injuries occur between the ages of 16 and 30.
The average age of spinal cord injured person is 31.
SCI injuries are most commonly caused by:
Vehicular accidents 37%
many, because my bestmate is paralyzed. and its really not funnyyy :( imm soooo SADDDDDD!!
People don't actually die from being paralyzed. Whatever caused someone to be paralyzed could also kill him or her, but paralysis itself cannot cause someone to die. Plenty of people have been paralyzed from various injuries and infections and continue to live productive lives. Perhaps you meant to ask how many people die from an illness or injury that originally had paralyzed them?
If there is an accident and someone may be potentially paralyzed, do not try to transport them yourself. Paramedics can transport paralyzed people with stretchers that stabilize the neck.
If a human is paralyzed it means that the person can not feel or move the part of the body that is paralyzed. There are many different parts of the body that can be paralyzed.
One possibility is to use an exoskeleton. An exoskeleton are like robotic legs that can be worn to allow paralyzed people to walk. In 2010 3 companies are launching exoskeletons for paralyzed people. Read more below.
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Those that have had Thunder shock used on them.
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Many people handle working under pressure in different ways. Some people are driven by the pressure and some are paralyzed.
paralyzed people do!
Yes, you will be paralyzed if you get spinal polio. You will be paralyzed from that level down.
The part of the nervous system that is not working when people are paralyzed is the nerves in the spinal canal. The amount of paralysis or the limbs affected depend on where the damage is in the spinal canal.
No shes not paralyzed! (: (:(:(:(:(:(:
well,you can get paralyzed by flipping and landing on the vertebrae
not in the places there paralyzed...
The cilia is paralyzed.
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