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Spinal Cord Injuries Directory

The spinal cord carries messages between the brain and the rest of the body. These messages allow you to move and to feel touch, among other things. A spinal cord injury stops the flow of messages below the site of the injury. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about spinal cord injury, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.

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