SPINAL SHOCK By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 temporary loss of reflex and control below an injury site. The spinal cord does recover. SPINAL SHOCK: "Joe had spinal shock after his car accident." Related Psychology Terms SPINAL CORD INJURY BACLOFEN SPINAL ROOT SPINAL CORD DISEASE BULBOCAVERNOUS REFLEX SPINAL REFLEX SPINAL CANAL MENINGOMYELOCELE NEURAL AXIS SPINA BIFIDA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPINAL SHOCK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spinal-shock/ (accessed March 2, 2021).