General reading

Recommended reading

General reading

This section describes a range of general reading suggestions that you may find interesting or helpful.

Many of the books can be obtained through Amazon Books www.amazon.co.uk 

Moving Forward: the guide to living with spinal cord injury 
Published by SIA in 2008.

A Guide for Living, Spinal Cord Injury
By Palmer S. et al Published by The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore 2008

This book combines first-person accounts with up-to-date medical information to address all aspects of SCI, including recovering and coping, sex and family matters, transportation and housing, employment and leisure.

Spinal Cord Injury and the Family: A New Guide
By Alpert, M. J., et al. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2008 ISBN -10: 0-674-02715-9.

The book talks about the every-day life, and the practical and emotional consequences of living with SCI.

Spinal Cord Injury: A Guide for Patients and Families
By Selzer, Michael et al. (American Academy of Neurology) Published by Demos Medical Publishing, 2008. ISBN-13:978-1-932603-38-5

The spinal cord is an extremely vital part of the central nervous system, and even a small injury to it can lead to severe disability…