Family support vital for people with spinal cord injuries

Family support is critical to Australians with spinal cord injuries if they are to participate fully in our society.

Researchers found families provide crucial physical and emotional support to Australians with spinal cord injuries, enabling them to take advantage of opportunities to participate in society.

While Australians with spinal cord injuries now have a life expectancy similar to the general population, the study found the quality of their life could be greatly improved.

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