Glossary

Quadriplegia

Paralysis of all four limbs (arms and legs) that is usually caused by an injury of the spinal cord in the neck region

Cervical Cord (all below include a rough idea where they’re located and common injuries for them)

The cervical cord is the top portion of the spinal cord. It includes C-1 to C-7 which is in the neck region.

Injuries in this area are usually more severe and result in quadriplegia.

Quadriplegic

A person with quadriplegia (see below)