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Spinal Cord Injury: The First Weeks

Spinal cord injury is complicated. The immediate situation following injury can be confusing, scary, painful and distressing. It’s an intensely emotional time. Those first few weeks into life with SCI are some of the most challenging - and the spinal cord injury might be one of several that need treatment. Knowing your options, what to expect and where to get support are hugely important factors that will aid in recovery.

Priorities and Big Questions

There are a few essentials to know right away.

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Ski Holidays with SCI

Ski Holidays with SCI

Depending on your injury level, there are lots of ways you can get involved with snow sports both in the UK and abroad.

A number of ski resorts offer adaptive skiing, so families and friends can enjoy a holiday together in the mountains. There are many organisations that offer package holidays with accessible accommodation and travel too, so you can set off feeling confident that your needs will be catered to.

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A wheelchair user on the beach, on a sunny day. He's viewing the sea, where people are in the water.

Life After SCI - From Rehab To Rediscovering

After spinal cord injury, everything changes. What everyone wants to know is what life is going to be like after a spinal cord injury - the physical, occupational and emotional challenges ahead.

No one can answer with absolute certainty. Spinal cord injuries are different and unpredictable. No two people will have the same experience, so it’s hard to be prepared for a future you had never imagined.

Rehabilitation is the first step in the recovery process - helping people return, as much as possible, to independent living.

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