Mission: To help individuals and their families overwhelmed by the trauma of spinal cord injury to live a healthy, productive life, promoting independence and making the difficult road of spinal cord injury easier.
Geographic areas served: International
Programs: Spinal cord injury network intl helps spinal cord injury persons and families by providing information, resources and referrals regarding rehabilitation, clinical trials, government programs,accessible housing, speciality nurse and physician, special needs equipment, adaptive sports and recreation, secondary complications, and numerous other disability issues. The organization serves the 0. 4% of the usa population or some 1,275,000 people paralyzed due to a spinal cord injury, approximately 34 individuals per day receive a spinal cord injury that is 12,280 each year. Spinal cord injury visual format library, a mail lending program for private in-home viewing of educational films about bowel and bladder care, spinal cord injury, exercise, pressure sores, pain management, personal care assistants, rehabilitation, safety and prevention, travel and wheelchair skills and maintenance.
My friend received a spinal cord injury and I knew nothing about a spinal cord or an injury to it. Spinal Cord Injury Network International took time to answer my questions and explain about spinal cord injury. The organization helped me understand about the adjustment people have to make in their lives after receiving an injury to the spine.