Mayo Clinic's Guide to Living With A Spinal Cord Injury
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Spinal cord injury - Symptoms and causes - Mayo …
Spinal cord injuries may result from damage to the vertebrae, ligaments or disks of the spinal column or to the spinal cord itself. A traumatic spinal cord injury may stem from a sudden, traumatic blow to your spine that fractures, dislocates, crushes or compresses one or more of your vertebrae.
Spinal cord injury – Diagnosis and treatment – …
Diagnosis. In the emergency room, a doctor may be able to rule out a spinal cord injury by careful inspection and examination, testing for sensory function and movement, and by asking some questions about the accident.