This is a quick introduction in easy-to-understand terminology of the neurological levels that doctors talk about to each other and to you at times.
In spinal cord injury doctors often refer to injuries as either “complete” or “incomplete”. How do you tell the difference? Here is a quick explanation of how to determine the difference. It may surprise you.
The specific neurological level can affect functional abilities and this is most evident with injuries in the cervical area. In this video we cover some crucial differences between the levels C5 through C7.
Tenodesis is a way that an individual with a C6 or C7 spinal cord injury can grasp objects without true finger function. In this video we demonstrate what tenodesis is and how it works.