A spinal cord injury Damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal often causes permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions below the site of the injury.
If almost all feeling (sensory) and all ability to control movement (motor function) are lost below the spinal cord injury, your injury is called complete.
If you have some motor or sensory function below the affected.
Paralysis from a spinal cord injury may be referred to as Tetraplegia or quadriplegia:
This means your arms, hands, trunk, legs and pelvic organs are all affected by your spinal cord injury.
This paralysis affects all or part of the trunk, legs and pelvic organs Symptons.