Do partial spinal cord injuries run in families?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Partial spinal cord injuries are usually the result of a traumatic injury. However, they can sometimes be caused by diseases that have a hereditary basis. These conditions include arthritis, osteoporosis, and cancer.

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