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Acute Phase

After a Spinal Cord Injury: Acute Phase

Learn more about the acute phase of a spinal cord injury, and find tips on what you can do to create an optimal healing environment.

Aaron Baker
Family and Friends

Life with a Spinal Cord Injury: Family and Friends

Injuries do not only happen to those with the diagnosis. It has a ripple effect on our family and friends and, later, our caregivers.

Aaron Baker
Living with a Spinal Cord Injury

Living with a Spinal Cord Injury

Whether you have been living with a spinal cord injury for weeks, years, or even decades, there is always something new to learn.

Aimee Sharp
Bladder with a Spinal Cord Injury

Natural Bodily Functions – Bowel & Bladder with a Spinal Cord Injury

The most basic human body functions remain the main focus of each day. Learn more about the functioning of both bowel and bladder with a spinal cord injury.

Aaron Baker
Bowel Issues

Bowel Issues with a Spinal Cord Injury

The muscles of the rectum, sphincters and pelvic floor can be affected by spasticity or flaccidity, which can create bowel issues for the injured.

Aimee Sharp
Bladder Issues

Bladder Issues with a Spinal Cord Injury

After a spinal cord injury, bladder issues need to be addressed. One of the issues can be a disruption of the connection between the brain and the bladder.

Aimee Sharp
Aaron Baker

Aaron Baker on Location – Our Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist

Through his work with Shield HealthCare, Aaron Baker attends events to participate in the community and share in what we have to offer the community.

Aimee Sharp
Travel with a Spinal Cord Injury

Travel with a Spinal Cord Injury

It is time to remove physical barriers and explore! Here we offer free access to expand your knowledge about how to travel with a spinal cord injury.

Aaron Baker
Mobility in the City

Mobility in the City Video Series

Aaron Baker explores mobility in the city by visiting US cities to see how accessible their public transportation and tourist destinations are.

Aaron Baker
Spinal Cord Injury Questions

Spinal Cord Injury Questions and Answers with Aaron Baker

Aaron Baker, Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist, answers spinal cord injury questions and candidly discusses tips regarding rehabilitation and more.

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I have c6 injury and I have lots of spasm in my whole body. What can you suggest to help?
Rahul
I have found that consistent stretching, light exercise, plenty of water, quality food and rest all affect my spasticity.