Paraplegia and Quadriplegia

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Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Health
Grade:
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Paraplegia and Quadriplegia

Overview

Paraplegiaand Quadriplegia

Causes

Symptoms

Demographics

Diagnosis

Prognosis

Treatment

Parapaleia is the severe or complete paralysis of the lowerbody.scroll downQuadrapalegia is the complete paralysis of both the arms and legs.

Symptoms include and are limited to loss of feeling and movement in the arms and or the lowerbody

A individual with paraplegia or quadraplegia can expect to live a long life however in most cases the ability to move is ever regained fully

Physical therapy and surgury may be pared as a partial treatment for those who till posses some ability to move

Neither parapalegia nor quadrapalegia are more common at any age or in any race as they are mostly due to injury

Both paraplegia and quadraplegia can be caused by either injury to the spinal cord or diseases such as spinal bifida

No tests arre needed as symptoms will give a diagnosis


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