Jared fractured his C6 and compressed his spinal column to about 90% at the moment of the impact of hitting the ground and is considered a “functioning quadriplegic” or “incomplete quadriplegic”
Here are some useful links for those of you who want to know more. We’ll be adding more links as we get them and hope this could be of help to families in a similar situation.
Asterias Biotherapeutics Clinical Trial information
Shepherd Center Enrollment information regarding the trial Jared is in
The Shepherd Center – Atlanta Georgia where Jared will be in rehab
Critical Care Med Flight useful info on critical transportation
Spinal Cord Injury Peer support website
C6 Tetraplegia more info from medscape.com
Spinal Hub C6 injury more info
Journey Forward dedicated to bettering the lives of those who have suffered spinal injuries
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