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Paraplegia , paralysis of the legs and lower part of the body. Paraplegia often involves loss of sensation of pain, temperature, vibration, and position as well as loss of motion. It may also include paralysis of the bladder and bowel. Paraplegia may be caused by injury to or disease of the lower spinal cord or peripheral nerves or by such brain disorders as cerebral palsy.

Everything you need to know about paraplegia

What is paraplegia? Definition, causes, and treatment

See hospital and staff awards. Winchester Hospital was the first community hospital in the state to achieve Magnet designation, recognition for nursing excellence. Learn why. Our tremendous staff gives back to our community by coordinating free health screenings, educational programs, and food drives. Learn more. A leading indicator of our success is the feedback we get from our patients. Paraplegia happens when there is damage below the neck.

Spinal cord injury - paraplegia

This page has been produced in consultation with and approved by: use. Acquired brain injuries and spinal cord injuries may have a significant effect on your intimate relationships, friendships, social networks, recreation and work activities. The long-term effects of brain injury will be different for each person and can range from mild to profound.
A spinal cord injury occurs when a bone of the spine vertebra cuts or presses on the spinal cord. This can happen after a fall, car crash, or sports injury. It can also happen if something pierces the spinal cord. A spinal cord injury stops the communication between the brain and the rest of the body.