Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries
The main causes of spinal cord injuries have changed over the years. The chart below reflects the most recent data on the causes of spinal cord injury since 2015.
Paralysis can be caused by a wide variety of injuries and health problems; while SCIs cause a significant amount of paralysis present in the United States, not all paralysis is sustained through a spinal cord injury. The chart below details the most common causes of paralysis since 2015.