Paralysis Resource GuideThird Editionby Sam Maddox©2013, Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, all rights reserved including the right toreproduce this book or portions thereof in any form whatsoever except as provided byUnited States Copyright Law.This book was produced by the Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) through a cooperativeagreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (award No.1U59DD000838). The contents of this book are solely the responsibility
of the PRC and do not necessarily represent the ofcial views of the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Cover photograph by Timothy Greeneld-Sanders
Book design by Michael KellnerThe material contained in this book is presented for the purpose of educating andinforming readers about paralysis and its effects. Nothing contained herein should beconstrued as medical diagnosis or treatment advice. This information should not be used
in place of the advice of a physician or other qualied healthcare provider.
If any questions arise while reading this book, the PRC strongly recommendscontacting a physician or the appropriate healthcare provider.
For information or to request additional copies of this book:
Paralysis Resource Center
636 Morris Turnpike, Suite 3A
Short Hills, New Jersey 07078