Spinal cord injury takes various forms. It could be due to trauma, degenerative disease, or other pathologies causing damage to the spinal cord. The damaged spinal cord structure could not be recovered on its own. The rehabilitation process could have to prevent the complication after the injury and to maximize the residual function. After a successful course of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation treatment, the patient could still achieve a reasonable level of function and independency depends of the severity of injury.
Recent advances and technologies could further enhance the function of the patients. The Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Specialist could help to tailor the best treatment and management plan for the patients.