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Quadriplegia: Introduction

Quadriplegia: A condition where the patient becomes fully or partially paralysed from the neck down and is unable to move their arms or legs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Quadriplegia is available below.

Symptoms of Quadriplegia

Treatments for Quadriplegia

  • Surgical treatment of spinal cord trauma or brainstem lesion
  • Physiotherapy, speech therapy, use of wheelchairs and mobility aids, carer aid with hygiene and toileting, counselling
  • Avoidance of pressure sores by frequent position change and padding under bony areas
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech therapy
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Quadriplegia?

Quadriplegia: Deaths

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Causes of Quadriplegia

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Quadriplegia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Quadriplegia

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Quadriplegia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Quadriplegia: Animations

Research about Quadriplegia

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Clinical Trials for Quadriplegia

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Quadriplegia: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Quadriplegia:

Paralysis of both arms and both legs - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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