Expertise and research
Extensive research allows for the development of solutions to specific paralysis-related issues.Learn more
Understanding spinal cord injury
A spinal cord injury turns a person’s life completely upside down.Learn more
Professional rehabilitation allows for spinal cord injury-related complications to be kept to a minimum.Learn more
The consequences and complications of a spinal cord injury
A spinal cord injury is a serious medical condition that can sometimes even be fatal.Learn more
For patients, the chances of regaining an autonomous lifestyle depend on their ability to overcome the barriers imposed by their environment.Learn more
Integration and education
Hard work and education are the building blocks for a meaningful life. They allow patients to participate in social events, develop their autonomy and improve their self-esteem.Learn more
National and international research networks
The SPG is a member of several national and international research networks.Learn more
Would you like to learn more about spinal cord injury?
Find out what it means for patients and their bodies when all of a sudden everything works differently – or not at all.
Learn how professional rehabilitation can increase the chances of success, as well as the possibilities for integration and education. And finally, discover just how vital a role the environment plays in helping patients to overcome barriers.
Are you a patient or academic and interested in research?
You too can learn how research benefits our work!
Research helps to improve existing know-how and uncover new techniques. For this reason, Swiss Paraplegic Research has teamed up with the Clinical Research Department of the Swiss Paraplegic Centre to explore a variety of research topics on spinal cord injury. Learn more about our research topics and discover how patients can take part in the development of new therapies and treatments.
Immerse yourself in a world of paraplegia research!