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Quadriplegia and Paraplegia Information and Infographic

  • Published: 2013-05-17 (Revised/Updated 2017-06-25) : Author: Back Pain Relief : Contact: BackPainrelief.NET
  • Synopsis: Infographic contains information regarding the difference between Quadriplegia and Paraplegia including vertebra and spinal functions.

Main Document

"Only 52% of SCI individuals are covered by private health insurance at the time of injury"

SCI Facts:

Paraplegia - Paralysis from the waist down

Quadriplegia - Paralysis from the shoulders down

Complete Injuries - Result in the total loss of sensation and function below he injury level

Incomplete Injuries - Result in partial loss of sensation and function below the injury level

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Paraplegia - Quadriplegia Information

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Causes of Paraplegia and Quadriplegia

Race and Ethnicity

Age and Gender Statistics

Marital Status at Injury

Employment Status





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