Treatment - Spinal Cord Injury Rehab
There is currently no treatment that reverses damage to the spinal cord but medical specialists are continually working on new drugs, treatments and prostheses that may change that one day. The moments following the initial accident or spinal cord injury are critical emergency treatment moments that should include maintaining your ability to breathe, preventing shock, and immobilizing your neck.
If in fact you have suffered spinal cord injury you will be transferred to a regional spine injury center with teams of spinal injury professionals that include neurosurgeons, medicine specialists, psychologists, nurses, and therapists. Below are other forms of treatment that these spinal injury specialists may use:
•medication- nerve damage reducing Methylprednisolone
•surgery- may be necessary to remove bone fragments
•ongoing care- prevents secondary issues like pressure ulcers and deconditioning
•rehabilitation- tenuous work
The legal experts at Kane & Silverman can help you recover the damages you deserve from neglect, reckless behavior, and dangerous products. Finding an attorney that you can trust can be difficult especially with the additional emotional and financial stress you are under from the accident. There are physical effects, psychological effects and emotional effects that are associated with neck and back injuries. An experienced spinal cord injury law firm will work with medical professionals and other professionals to accurately asses the full lifetime needs of a client. The personal injury lawyers at Kane & Silverman will ensure that future medical expenses, pain and suffering, and medical expenses are incorporated into your claim.
•loss of sensation
•loss of motor functioning
•inability to control bowel and bladder
•loss of fertility
•inability to breathe
•low blood pressure
•inability to control of body temperature
More than 11,000 people experience a spinal cord injury each year in the United States. Some suffer chronic pain, some suffer paralysis, and some even death. If you think you have a legal claim please visit the Spinal Cord Information Center and contact the legal experts at Kane & Silverman for a free case evaluation. Contact a spinal cord injury attorney toll free at 866-484-6992 or at one of our following offices to set up an appointment: