An acquired spinal injury can happen at any time after birth.

They are usually caused by trauma but can be the result of tumours, Osteoarthritis or Osteoporosis. They can happen at any level from the neck down to the lower spine.

We can can support you and your family with the challenges faced by an acquired spinal cord injury.

We take great care in working with other healthcare professionals to give you a comfortable lifestyle, maintain your dignity and help you to reach treatment goals. Whether this is in your own home, supported living or in a residential setting.

Types of acquired spinal injury care and support

A spinal injury can be very upsetting for you and your family. We can offer bespoke care planning that both you and your loved ones can be involved in within your own home.

Frequently asked questions

It is a spinal injury caused after birth usually due to trauma to the spinal column and cord.

This depends on where the spinal injury is and whether it is a complete or partial spinal injury. However we will work with you and other health professionals to improve your quality of life regardless of your prognosis.

All our care workers complete the nationally recognised care certificate. Specific client needs-led training is taught by our training partner Training Now and healthcare professionals.

You may feel ‘different’ in your own body and find it difficult to adjust to a new routine and lifestyle. However, with the right support, care and rehabilitation you will be able to work towards your goals and get back to your normal routine.

Rehabilitation is often a long-term process, requiring several months, if not years, of care and support from a range of healthcare teams.

The spinal cord is a crucial part of the central nervous system, serving as a pathway for communication between the brain and the rest of the body. It is protected by the vertebrae of the spine, and any damage to the spinal cord can have severe consequences.

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