SPINAL CORD INJURIES

SPINAL CORD INJURIES

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The spinal cord is an indispensable part of the body because it carries messages from the brain to the rest of the body.  It originates in the brain and courses through the spinal canal of the cervical (neck), thoracic (mid back), and lumbar (lower back) spine.  The outermost protective membrane layer, the dura mater, contains a spinal fluid which cushions and protects the spinal cord and nerve roots.  When the spinal cord is damaged, injuries can be dramatic.

Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) are frequently catastrophic and life changing injuries.  Spinal cord trauma can affect every aspect of one’s life and place a strain on one’s personal relationships.  According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke www.ninds.nih.gov, a spinal cord injury usually occurs due to a sudden traumatic blow to the spine that fractures or dislocates vertebrae.  The symptoms can very form pain to paralysis to incontinence.

Spinal Cord Injuries are classified as either complete or incomplete. An incomplete injury means that the ability of the spinal cord to convey messages to or from the brain is not completely lost.  Injured individuals experiecing incomplete injuries retain some motor or sensory functions below the injury. A complete injury is indicated by a total lack of sensory and motor function below the level of injury.  Those who survive serious spinal cord injuries will most likely have medical complications such as chronic pain and bladder and bowel disfunction, along with an increased susceptibility of respiratory and heart problems.

These injuries are typically associated with major trauma from motor vehicle accidents, falls, sport injuries, and violence.  According to the Paralyzed Veterans of America www.pva.org, every year over 10,000 people in the U.S. sustain spinal cord injuries which change not only their lives, but also the lives of their families in an instant.  Injured individuals frequently require significant future medical and nursing care due to inability to care for themselves.

IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW HAS SUFFERED A SPINAL CORD INJURY PLEASE CALL THE TARASENKO LAW FIRM AT 916-542-0201 FOR A FREE CONSULTATION.  OUR FIRM WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH THE EXPERIENCED AND AGGRESSIVE ADVOCACY NECESSARY TO OBTAIN A FAVORABLE JUDGMENT IN YOUR SPINAL CORD INJURY CASE.

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