In a nutshell, dysphagia is a condition where a person has difficulty swallowing. My previous blog discussed what dysphagia symptoms include as well as some of the reasons why cervical spinal surgery causes dysphagia. It should be noted that dysphagia is not a complication that occurs in all people who have cervical spine surgery. However, certain groups of people have a greater risk for this complication.
I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer and over the years I’ve handled cases for hundreds of clients who sustained a fracture to the leg. If you’re never had a broken leg, you have no idea how difficult it is getting used to this injury and healing from it.
Here’s a few things I’ve learned about that I’d like to share.
As a holistic personal injury lawyer, I see literally hundreds of people each month suffering from the physical and emotional after-effects of trauma.
Bessel van der Kolk MD, is a psychiatrist who has treated traumatic injuries for decades and is a well known author of several very readable books on PTSD and the effect of severe trauma on the injured person and their families.
Neuropsychologists are scientists with advanced training in detecting injuries to the brain and how such injuries affect an injured person.
While most people believe neurologists are the experts of choice in dealing with brain injury, this is seldom the case. Neurologists are helpful in detecting and treating some serious brain injuries, and CT-Scans and MRI’s can also be useful, but most of the time the neuropsychologist does the heavy lifting in brain injury cases.
No auto accident is more tragic than those involving children. It is incumbent upon everyone to act carefully when traveling to ensure that youngsters are protected from harm, whether that means – using proper child safety seats, slowing down in school zones, and keeping an eye out for kids running into the road.
Unfortunately, children throughout the area continue to be harmed in accidents on or near the roadway. In fact, auto accidents remain one of the leading causes of death for young children and teenagers.