Did you know that Congress recently declared September 2012 as Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month? SCI Awareness Month was just passed as a resolution by the Senate this year in July. We are glad that the general public is being made aware of such an important issue. How important? Every 48 seconds a new individual is affected by a spinal cord injury, and did you know that approximately 200,000 people in the US alone have this type of injury? The Redman Power Chair team, manufacturer of the world’s highest quality Standing Mobility device wants to raise awareness and offer some valuable resources for SCI patients and their families.
What Causes Spinal Cord Injuries?
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Violent attacks
- Sports injuries
- Head Trauma
A Spinal Cord Injury not only completely changes the way a person lives their life but can also weigh heavily on their families’ lives both financially and emotionally. Having access to the best and most reliable information is key to living a healthy happy life for you and your family. The following is a list of SCI resources that we’ve put together. Many of the organizations listed have been around over ten years.