It refers to damage in spinal cord. It might be a result of an important trauma (a road accident for example) a spinal tumor or spinal cord infarction.
NEUROREHABILITATION THERAPY AND ITS BENEFITS
- The life expectancy of individuals who survive to the acute-phase of spinal cord injury is high.
- It is recommended an intensive treatment (minimum 3 hours a day from Monday to Friday).
- During the first 8 months after a spinal cord injury the patient will observe the recovery.
- Neurorehabilitation reduces mortality, improves the functional prognosis and promotes a faster return of the patient to home, further reducing the overall costs due to illness.