Category: Spinal Cord Injury

Quadriplegia or Tetraplegia

Quadraplegic is derived from two separate words from two different languages, Latin and Greek. The word “Quadra”, meaning “four” which is derived from Latin, relates to the number of limbs. “Plegic”, is derived from the Greek word “Plegia”, meaning paralysis. Put the two together, and you have “Quadraplegia”. “Tetra” is Read More >