What is a spinal cord injury paraplegia and quadriplegia paraplegia and quadriplegia – what is a paraplegic? A paraplegia is complete or incomplete paralysis of the upper body and legs. Depending on the severity and fracture height distinction is the spinal cord injury, paraplegia and quadriplegia. Basically, a spinal cord injury is an injury of the spinal cord. The nerves in the spinal cord, which are partially or completely destroyed, signal transmission between brain and muscle responsible. The neurological damage according to ASIA (“American spinal injury association”) are divided into the following levels. Grade A: Complete spinal cord injury without motor skills and sensitivity below the breaking point.

B grade: Incomplete spinal cord injury, here there is still residual motor skills and sensitivity. Grade C: Also here incomplete spinal cord injury, nor rest motor that is present but unchecked. D grade: Incomplete spinal cord injury, here is a sufficient rest motor available to muscles controlled use, sufferers can move with AIDS. Level E: This level represents a very weak form of spinal cord injury, when this paraplegia, the patient recovered mostly completely. Paraplegia – quadriplegia paraplegia now like the gentle speakers”therefore go and say: you’re lucky that you’re only paraplegic and can’t move your hands!”. ” Drawn by no means is of course happy to have drawn the lot of poorer, but quarrels rather on the situation, generally a bad lot”to have, where one has not the free choice lots. Paraplegia means the paralysis of the lower Korperreiches although at Paraplegikern according to degrees or high the break more or less functional limitations of the arms can be in.

Particularly helpful and beneficial prove the at Paraplegikern mostly the measures? Ergonomic and? Physiotherapy, because they are working towards it, the moving upper body too much, so that This compensatory functions can take over. Paraplegics can a large part of their independence through training regain, but not completely without foreign help. However, they can expand their autonomous competence of life with the help of savvy dealing with AIDS. Enrico GAIKWAD

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