The spinal cord is the body’s ‘information superhighway’

The spinal cord enables communication between the brain and the rest of the body. It contains bundles of neurons that carry signals to and from the brain that control almost every function of our bodies.

Research - spine segments

Facts and figures

Facts and figures

Spinal cord injury (SCI) does not discriminate. Young or old, rich or poor, SCI can change your life, forever.

Types of injury

Types of injury

The severity of paralysis and the functions lost depends on where the injury occurs and how badly it was damaged.