Spinal Cord Injury @ T5

I'm not quite understand how spinal cord injuries work. If you have a complete spinal cord injury @ T5, what does that mean in terms of what you can do? There is so much info on the cervical region of the spinal cord but I can't find much on the thoracic especially T5! Apparently, the person would be in a wheelchair but why is that?

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  1. Try some of the following links for information on that injury:

    http://www.google.com/search?q=spinal+chord+injury+%40+T5&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

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