The quality of life of people with spinal cord injury

Joanna Stocka, Joanna Simińska, Dorota Ratuszek-Sadowska, Agnieszka Miszewska, Anna Świątkowska, Iwona Głowacka-Mrotek, Krystyna Nowacka, Wojciech Hagner


Spinal injuries are the most common cause of formation of spinal subsequently they may be formed as a result of inflammation, tumors or other diseases. Among the consequences of spinal cord injury can be distinguished numbness, paralysis or paresis as well as restrictions within the urinary tract and sexual performance. There is also the increased chance of bedsores. The appearance of abnormal muscle tone and spasticity in the form of periarticular ossification. These problems make it difficult to "normal" functioning in society. Rehabilitation for patients with spinal cord injury is aimed at reducing symptoms
and finding methods that most effectively compensated by the quality of deficiencies in the functioning of society.


spinal cord injury, SCI, quality of life, disability

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