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2.1. Women and Spinal Cord Injury
The SCI Forum video "Women and Spinal Cord Injury" has been posted on Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System website.
Women with spinal cord injury are a minority within a minority. Because they make up only about 25% of all people with spinal cord injuries, they can often feel that their needs are not addressed, and they may have a hard time getting answers to their specific questions about health issues unique to their gender. In this panel discussion, five women with spinal cord injuries share their experiences and offer useful information about staying healthy as a female living with a spinal cord injury. Also on the panel is Erica Bechtel, MD, SCI Fellow at the Puget Sound VA Medical Center. The discussion is moderated by UW rehabilitation medicine psychologist Jeanne Hoffman, PhD.
Check out all of Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System videos at http://sci.washington.edu/videos.