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spinal cord injury (SCI), you may need a wheelchair.
Moving from your wheelchair to other locations is known as a transfer. If you
have enough upper body strength, you may be able to do this yourself.
Your injury and strength will determine what type of transfer you do.
But there are general things that are important to know when
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerNancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Current as ofJune 7, 2017
Current as of:
June 7, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Nancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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