Complete paralysis is the most severe type of paralysis. When completely paralyzed, the person cannot move, control, or feel anything in their muscles. People with partial paralysis, on the other hand, can move some of the muscles in the parts of their bodies that are affected.
Complete quadriplegia, also called tetraplegia, is caused by neurological damage and involves the inability to move the body from the neck down. However, paralysis is typically more severe in the limbs.
Various factors can cause quadriplegia. The most common causes of quadriplegia involve: