The complications of spinal cord injury (SCI) extend far beyond the more obvious loss of physical functions – motor, sensory and autonomic. There are many physical, psychological and socioeconomic complications. Chronic complications are a frequent cause of morbidity and mortality and result in frequent hospitalizations.
Improving core strength is a big focus in treating spinal cord injuries, as it contributes to the regaining of many functions. In this second progress interview, Ryan Straschnitzki, who received epidural stimulation treatment for spinal cord injury, covers the benefits he personally has seen to his core, as well as other insights.