Consumer Fact Sheets

The consumer materials listed below were produced through collaboration between the MSKTC and the SCI Model Systems.  This health information is based on research evidence and/or professional consensus and has been reviewed and approved by an editorial team of experts from the SCI Model Systems.

Adaptive Sports and Recreation
English
Spanish (En Español)

Exercise after SCI
English
Spanish (En Español)

Adjusting to Life after SCI
English
Spanish (En Español)

Autonomic Dysreflexia
English
Spanish (En Español)

Skin Care & Pressure Sores Series
Causes and Risks
English
Spanish (En Español)

    Preventing Pressure Sores
    English
    Spanish (En Español)

    How to do Pressure Reliefs (Weight Shifts)
    English
    Spanish (En Español)

    Building Skin Tolerance for Pressure
    English
    Spanish (En Español)

    Areas of the Body at High Risk for Pressure Sores
    English
    Spanish (En Español)

    Recognizing and Treating Pressure Sores
    English
    Illustrations
    Spanish (En Español)

    Pain after Spinal Cord Injury
    English
    Spanish (En Español)
    Slideshow

    Pain after SCI Supplement:
    Activity Modification for Musculoskeletal Pain
    English
    Spanish (En Español)

    Depression and Spinal Cord Injury
    English
    Spanish (En Español)

    Safe Transfer Technique
    English
    Spanish (En Español)

    The Wheelchair Series: What the SCI Consumer Needs to Know
    Getting the Right Wheelchair
    English
    Spanish (En Español)

    The Manual Wheelchair
    English
    Spanish (En Español)

    The Power Wheelchair
    English
    Spanish (En Español)

    Spasticity and Spinal Cord Injury

    English
    Spanish (En Español)

      Employment after Spinal Cord Injury
      English
      Spanish (En Español)
      Slideshow

      Gait Training and Spinal Cord Injury
      English
      Spanish (En Español) 
      Slideshow

      Understanding SCI
      Part 1- The Body Before and After Injury
      Part 2- Recovery and Rehabilitation

      Bowel Function after Spinal Cord Injury
      English
      Spanish (En Español)

      Pregnancy and Women with SCI
      English
      Spanish (En Español)

      Respiratory Health and SCI
      English
      Spanish (En Español)

      Bladder Management Options following SCI
      English
      Spanish (En Español)

      Surgical Alternatives for Bladder Management following SCI
      English
      Spanish (En Español)

      Sexuality and Sexual Functioning after SCI
      English
      Spanish (En Español)

      Driving after SCI
      English
      Spanish (En Español)