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How do partial spinal cord injuries affect the body?

Partial spinal cord injuries can affect the body in a number of ways. In general, there is some loss of sensation, muscle weakness, or an inability to move. When injured, the spinal cord can swell and bleed, causing more acute symptoms.

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