If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
People with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) may have special nutritional needs, such as needing protein to prevent pressure sores or increased fiber to help with bowel care. A registered dietitian can help you plan a diet to meet your nutritional needs.
You may want to limit how many high-fat foods you eat, as these types of food may make it harder to control your bowel program.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Nancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation|
|Last Revised||February 15, 2013|
Last Revised: February 15, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
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