What happens when a spinal cord is injured?
An accident that causes your vertebrae to break can also damage your spinal cord. And when the spinal cord is damaged, the highway is essentially closed. Nerve impulses can’t get through. This results in paralysis – loss of mobility and sensation – below the level of injury.
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In Ontario, 42.8% of traumatic spinal cord injuries are from motor vehicle crashes.
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