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what are signs of recovering from a spinal cord accident?

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Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
You should ask your : Doctor. The spinal cord can be damaged in many ways. You will have sensory changes, loss of motor and bladder and bowel function if the injury is severe. And if you are lucky and can heal - then these functions will slowly repair themselves.
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

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