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Levels of Injury

Universal Preconceived Notions
C7 and C8 Injuries

Functional Movement

  • Can move head, neck, arms, triceps, wrists, and has different degrees of finger function

Respiratory Care

  • Quad cough assistance


  • Can use a manual wheelchair
  • Power wheelchairs can be used for convenience
  • No power tilt, can independently perform pressure relief

Daily Living

  • Independence achieved with training and specially designed equipment (drinking, eating, bathing, driving, turning in bed, manual transfers, household chores)

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