SPINAL CORD INJURIES

A spinal cord injury is one where there is damage to the spinal cord or nerves that can cause permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions.   If you have experienced a spinal cord injury, many parts your life can be affected.  Not do you suffer from the physical effects of the injury but it can lead to mental, emotional or social problems.

Spinal cord injuries can result in:

  • Loss of movement
  • Loss or altered sensation, including the ability to feel heat, cold and touch
  • Loss of bowel or bladder control
  • Exaggerated reflex activities or spasms
  • Pain or an intense stinging sensation caused by damage to the nerve fibers in your spinal cord
  • Extreme back pain that impacts your ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Difficulty with weakness

Spinal cords injuries can be devastating to you and your loved ones.  It is important to secure an experienced lawyer to ensure that your needs are dealt with immediately to ensure that your road to recovery is not delayed