Vasomotor and Sudomotor Activity During Heat Stress in Spinal Cord Injury
San Antonio, TX
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January 2017 -
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Sensory and motor impairment after spinal cord injury (SCI) is well studied and classified with international standardized assessment tools. Meanwhile, autonomic impairment after SCI, is without a standardized clinical assessment tool/exam, is challenging to treat and causes greater impairment in quality of life than paralysis alone.1,2 One sequela of autonomic injury post SCI is thermal dysregulation. It is well accepted that persons with spinal cord injury have impaired ability to regulate cor...