Can a paraplegic walk again?
Many factors play a role in regaining the ability to walk after a spinal cord injury. Fortunately, it is possible for many SCI survivors. There is potential to walk again after SCI because the spinal cord has the ability to reorganize itself and make adaptive changes called neuroplasticity.
Can you date a mentally ill person?
Dating someone with a mental illness is more challenging at times, but if you can help your partner manage their symptoms, it can go a long way. Find ways to help your partner maintain stability with a daily routine. This type of healthy, regular schedule may help ward off anxiety attacks or feelings of depression.
How do you get paralyzed from the waist down?
Serious spinal cord injuries can result in sudden paralysis – the loss or impairment of movement and sensation. The degree of paralysis depends on the severity and location of the injury. If the injury occurs in the lower part of the spinal cord, the body will be paralyzed from the waist down (paraplegia).