Understanding the Difference Between Complete and Incomplete Spinal Injuries

Spinal cord injuries can be scary and devastating to the victim and their family. However, not all mean the person will be paralyzed for life. In fact, spinal injuries are experienced at varying degrees, and some have a better prognosis than others. Learn the basic differences between the two main types of spinal cord injuries, and more about how those variations could impact your personal injury case. Spinal Cord Injuries [...]

2017-01-18T09:57:00+00:00January 18, 2017|Spinal Cord Injuries|

Vitamin D Supplementation May Help Ease Depression and Fatigue in Spinal Cord Injury Sufferers

When someone suffers from a spinal cord injury, they may spend less time outdoors. This could potentially lead to a vitamin D deficiency, which sometimes results in bone pain and muscle weakness, and has been linked to an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease and cognitive impairment. Being that muscle weakness can also be an issue for spinal cord sufferers, one research team tried to see if supplementation of [...]

2016-10-28T09:58:00+00:00October 28, 2016|Green Bay Personal Injury Attorney|

Stem Cell Therapy is Giving Hope to Spinal Cord Injury Victims

While any spinal cord injury can drastically diminish a victim’s quality of life, those that involve the cervical nerves can be especially devastating. Some of these victims suffer complete paralysis and need around-the-clock care. Others may retain the use of their arms or hands but still need assistance with basic daily living activities, such as getting dressed or moving from their bed to a motorized wheelchair. Thanks to an ongoing [...]

2016-09-27T09:47:00+00:00September 27, 2016|Spinal Cord Injuries|

Why You Should Seek a Medical Evaluation After an Accident

After you are involved in an accident, emergency personnel are often called to the scene to identify whether or not emergency care is required. If it is determined that you do not need to be immediately transported in an ambulance, you may believe that you are “fine” and do not need any further medical attention. However, emergency medical teams only conduct a cursory examination to identify serious or life-threatening conditions [...]

2015-11-24T07:00:00+00:00November 24, 2015|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|

Spinal Cord Injuries Can Lead to Extensive Losses

One of the most devastating injuries you can sustain is damage to your spinal cord. Direct trauma to the spinal cord can cause compression of the vertebrae, fracture to the cord, or can even completely sever your spinal column. Such injuries damage or destroy nerve cells that transport information from the brain to the body and can therefore result in serious physical and sensory limitations. While some spinal injuries can [...]

2015-07-16T07:00:08+00:00July 16, 2015|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|
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