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Between 249,000 and 363,000 people in the U.S. currently live with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and it is estimated that 17,730 new spinal cord injuries occur each year.
Questions? Our knowledgeable staff is available at (877) 284-6600.
Your spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that run down the middle of your back. They carry signals between your body and your brain.
When you suffer a spinal cord trauma, damage to the spinal cord, it can be either a Complete or Incomplete injury.
Most injuries don’t result in a fully severed spinal cord; however, injuries can be caused when pieces of vertebrae tear the cord tissue or press down on the nerves.
Your spinal cord is a column of nerves protected by a sheath of myelin and further secured by vertebrae, which are broken into the following sections.
A few terms you might want to be familiar with include: tetraplegia, quadriplegia and paraplegia.
Injuries at any level of the spinal cord can cause things such as:
Possible complications may include things such as:
Spinal cord injuries can be financially devastating. Treatment can be extensive and lifestyle changes will need to be made. If the injury was caused by the negligence of others, you may be able to obtain compensation to cover your medical expenses plus ongoing care for treatments such as:
Seek the advice of an experienced personal injury attorney to help you evaluate your legal options. The lawyers at Nash & Franciskato will do a free, no-obligation review of your case.
Our knowledgeable staff is available at (877) 284-6600.
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