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Helen Carey

In regards to the issue with L3 levels between MM and SCI. The study guide has L3-S1 as a general group, so it seems possible for a L3 lesion due to SCI to require a bit more support, however, it will really depend on the individual’s motor function and muscle strength. Our information comes from published sources and doesn’t always capture all possible clinical variability (including an incomplete SCI). I think a good strategy is to focus on information regarding motor function and muscle strength since clinically we use that information to determine orthoses and assistive devices, not lesion levels.