Auto accidents are the most common causes of spinal cord injuries, according to the Mayo Clinic. Spinal cord injuries from car crashes account for 40 percent of new spinal cord injuries each year. Some spinal cord injury victims sustain a severed spinal cord, which can…
Spinal Cord Injuries
Trauma to the spinal cord can result in permanent changes in the way the body functions below the injured area, according to the Mayo Clinic. Body functions affected by spinal cord injuries can include: Bladder and bowel control Skin sensations, including heat, cold and pressure…
Brachial plexus injuries are caused by excessive stretching, tearing, or other trauma to a network of nerves from the spine to the shoulder, arm and hand. Brachial plexus spinal cord injuries can occur in a baby during a difficult delivery. Approximately three out of 1,000…
Trial Lawyer and End Distracted Driving (EndDD.org) founder Joel Feldman will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming Howard H. Steel Conference of Pediatric Spinal Cord Injuries and Dysfunction on...
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