Spinal Injury Research Paper

404 Words2 Pages
Module 5 Writing Assignment 1. List three things you learned concerning spinal injuries. The first thing I learned is what the spine actually is. The spine is a column of vertebrae stacked on one another from the tailbone to the base of the skull. However, each vertebrae has a hollow center through which the spinal cord passes. The spinal cord is made up of long tracts of nerves that join the brain with all of the body organs and parts. The second thing I learned was about recongnizing spinal injuries. I learned that anytime someone suffers from an head injury, they may also have an spinal cord injury. Also, about 15 percent to 20 percent of head injury victims also have spinal injury. There are many signs and symptoms of an spinal injury.

More about Spinal Injury Research Paper

Open Document