Spinal Cord Injury in the Child and Young Adult

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As compared to adult-onset spinal cord injury (SCI), individuals with childhood-onset SCI are unique in several ways. First, as a result of their younger age at injury and longer lifespan, individuals with pediatric-onset SCI are particularly susceptible to long-term complications related to a sedentary lifestyle, such as cardiovascular disease, and overuse syndromes, such as upper extremity pain. Second, they experience complications, such as scoliosis and hip dysplasia, which may affect them both during childhood and as ...

Spinal Cord Injury in the Child and Young Adult 2014, Mac Keith Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781909962347

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