Encyclopedia > Quadriplegia

  Article Content

Quadriplegia

Quadriplegia is caused by damage to the spinal cord (nerve damage), use of the legs and arms (lower body) is lost. In some rare cases, through intensive rehabilitation, slight movement can be regained, as in the case of actor Christopher Reeve.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
1 E5 W

... watts and 106 watts. See also powers of other orders of magnitude. Weaker powers 4 × 104 - 2 × 105 W -- approximate range of power output for typical ...