Spinal injury dating

03 Jun

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that causes changes in its function, either temporary or permanent.These changes translate into loss of muscle function, sensation, or autonomic function in parts of the body served by the spinal cord below the level of the lesion.The prognosis also ranges widely, from full recovery in rare cases to permanent tetraplegia (also called quadriplegia) in injuries at the level of the neck, and paraplegia in lower injuries.Complications that can occur in the short and long term after injury include muscle atrophy, pressure sores, infections, and respiratory problems.While in rehab, quite often I would get an erection simply if the wind blew. What was very different was the fact that I could be mentally or emotionally aroused but not physically and physically aroused but not emotionally.Much has changed over the years in the form of sexual function and erection aids.It seems like a complicated question, but some of the answers aren’t any different from those who are able-bodied.We still face the same obstacles like finding someone our type and who loves us for who we are.

Its not much different than the rest of the population. Well, after a few beers in a crowded bar with loud music playing, I say bullshit.

I’d like to focus this blog on my past and present experiences dating with a disability.

My accident happened when I was 16 years old and I’m 28 now.

Injuries can occur at any level of the spinal cord and can be classified as complete injury, a total loss of sensation and muscle function, or incomplete, meaning some nervous signals are able to travel past the injured area of the cord.

Depending on the location and severity of damage along the spinal cord, the symptoms can vary widely, from pain or numbness to paralysis to incontinence.