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How is spinal cord injury different from back injury?

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Even when a person sustains a break in a vertebra or vertebrae, there may not be any spinal cord injury if the spinal cord itself is not affected.

From: Spinal Cord Injury and Pain WebMD Medical Reference

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National Spinal Cord Injury Association.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on August 15, 2017

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National Spinal Cord Injury Association.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on August 15, 2017

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