|This award-winning film was produced to help people to come to terms with spinal cord injury.
When a patient
is admitted to hospital with a spinal cord injury, it is also traumatic for
ones - people who may know little of spinal cord injury, the care process, and the problems of leng-term prognosis. Understandably people
answers… “doctor, will he/she walk again?”.
This 22 minute film explains the workings of the spinal cord, what
may happen if damage occurs and common clinical terminology. It
patients with varying levels of injury who provide their own insights.
The film is
now widely used across the UK in specialist spinal care centres - such as Stoke Mandeville - and also by major NGOs and charities, such as SIA, BackUp, and SSIT.
The film is It is designed
not to replace face-to-face discussion, but to complement and enhance such discussions.
As well as being available to watch online here, on YouTube, and via other embeds, the film is also
available on DVD. If you would like a DVD copy please email us (click here).
The film is a Glory
Film Co. charitable initiative and has its own Facebook
page, we encourage you to 'like' this page and join
in the discussion. We also thank our contributors and sponsors, without whom the film could not have been made.
Director & Producer: Marcus Dillistone
Medical consultant: Dr Anba Soopramanien MD PhD FRCP
Patient consultants: Victoria Holton & Glynis Canney
Distribution: Alina Palimaru
We now have a new film in production - Choosing a Wheelchair - please contact us if you are interested in this next production. Click here for more info.