Managing Pain After SCI consists of a suite of resources to help individuals with spinal cord injury manage their pain after injury.
Our featured video and brief video clips share information about managing different kinds of pain individuals with SCI may experience after sustaining a spinal cord injury.
Experiencing pain after spinal cord injury is a serious problem for many people with SCI, and may occur in parts of the body with and without sensation. Learn more about symptoms and management techniques for pain after SCI.
Spasticity is the uncontrolled tightening or contracting of the muscles that is common in individuals with spinal cord injuries. This factsheet explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment for spasticity.
Transferring in and out of your wheelchair puts higher stress on your arms and shoulders than anything else you do on a regular basis. Learning the correct way to transfer is extremely important in order to keep your arms functioning and pain-free.
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Effects of Nicotine on Spinal Cord Injury Pain Vary Among Subtypes of Pain and Smoking Status: Results from a Randomized, Controlled Experiment
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Pain is a serious problem for many people with spinal cord injuries (SCI). Pain after SCI can occur in parts of the body where there is normal sensation (feeling) as well as areas that have little or no feeling. The pain is very real and can have a negative impact on quality of life. View our slideshow to learn more about options for managing pain after SCI.