Quadriplegia and Paraplegia Following a Calgary Car Accident: Part 2

In part one of this article, we briefly discuss some of the common aspects of paraplegia and quadriplegia—conditions caused by injuries to the spinal cord that are among the severe non-fatal diagnoses in the aftermath of serious Calgary car accidents. The common cause of paraplegia and quadriplegia (i.e. severe damage to the spinal cord) and the overall defining features of the disorder (i.e. paralysis and/or other impairment of function below the injury site) are not all that these two related diagnoses have in common.