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A ‘complete’ spinal cord injury means there is complete loss of movement and feeling below the level of the injury.

Damage has occurred to the whole spinal cord and no messages are getting past the area of damage.

The damage to the spinal cord may be complete or incomplete, depending on the degree of injury to the nerve fibres.The spinal cord sends messages about feeling or sensation to the brain, and the brain sends movement or functional messages to the body through the spinal cord.A damaged spinal cord can profoundly impact your life because it cannot be repaired.One person sustains a spinal cord injury every four days in Queensland – about 90 people each year. Spinal cord injury occurs if pressure is applied to the spinal cord, and/or the blood and oxygen supply to the cord is cut off because the vertebrae of the spine, enclosing the spinal cord, are displaced or injured.The messages to and from the brain cannot get through a spinal cord damaged by crushing, bruising or severing.An ‘incomplete’ spinal cord injury means there is some movement and feeling below the level of the injury.This means some messages are getting through because only part of the spinal cord has been damaged.The South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Association is a 501 c (3) non-profit organization.Through our services, individuals with spinal cord injuries find a valuable resource for their needs, questions, and concerns.We also provide information, education, and support to family members and professionals who serve those with spinal cord injuries.Here, you can find all past issues of our newsletter, Outspoken.