How Common are Spinal Cord Injuries?


There are about 12,000 new spinal cord injuries in the United States each year. The number of people living with spinal cord injury is about 250,000-400,000. Of these, 82% are male and 18% are female.


Publication of this educational booklet is made possible in part by the generous support of the following sponsors:

  • Metronic
  • Stryker
  • DePuy Spine
  • Fraternal Order of Eagles