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Hello, folks. My niece had a car accident. She survived, but doctors kept her in a hospital. It seems that she has a spinal cord injury. I don't want to upset her parents with my questions, but I would like to know what exactly is this kind of injury. I would really appreciate your help with this.

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Hi, there. Spinal cord injuries are very severe ones. They usually appear when there is a sudden jolt of the spine. The traumatic factor usually dislocates vertebrae or even fractures them. The fractured bone fragments or dislocated discs tear spinal cord and that is what it's dangerous. Injury can damage only few spinal axons, but it can also damage a large number or even all axons of spinal nerves. Spinal cord injuries can be complete or incomplete. A complete injury has a total insufficiency of sensor and motor functioning below the place of a damage. People who survive will have some complications like chronic pain. I hope niece will recover well. She will need a complete support from your family. Bye!
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