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Spinal Cord Injuries

A recent study conducted by the Center for Clinical Research and Carolinas Pain Institute and published in the Neurosurgery Journal found that high-frequency spinal cord stimulation is highly successful in reducing chronic pain. This new way to treat pain is called HF-10 and involves the application of 10 kilohertz of electrical stimulation to nerves in the spinal cord for brief periods of time. It is proving to be particularly helpful for those who endure leg or back pain, such as that due to vehicular accidents or other injuries.

Suffering Bone Fractures 

Suffering a serious injury due to an auto accident is not uncommon. In fact, one of the most common injuries people tend to suffer from, after an auto accident, are bone fractures. Typically, you will see bone fractures in one’s spinal bones, femur as well as various other bones in a person’s arms. Nevertheless, depending on the impact of the collision, it is possible to fracture other bones such as one’s hip and pelvis or even one’s skull/facial bones.

As a Sacramento Brain Injury Attorney, as well as a Sacramento Motorcycle Accident Lawyer, I am frequently asked by both clients and non-clients alike about what to expect if asked to give a deposition.

You may, or may not be a Justin Bieber fan.  I personally like Jackie Greene and Mumbo  But you should definitely not be a fan of Justin Bieber’s deposition style! a Sacramento Motorcycle Accident Attorney, and Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer, I have represented many people over the years who have suffered horrible spine injuries.  Injures to the spinal cord can be devastating both to those who have suffered the trauma, as well as their loved ones.

Next Generation Wheelchairs Helps People with Spinal Cord Injuries

Yuba City Power Restoration After Rainy Day Collision

PG&E has restored power for over 1,600 customers after Monday’s outage. The cause of this outage was linked to a broken power line after a vehicle collided with a pole. The driver of the vehicle was said to be traveling at an unsafe speed for rainy conditions.

depressed skull fracture complicationsMy law firm has represented many people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of a vehicle or motorcycle accident.  As a Sacramento Brain Injury Attorney my office is experienced in helping represent individuals who have endured a head injury due to no fault of their own.  As a Sacramento Motorcycle Accident Attorney I have unfortunately seen many people suffer horrible head trauma, most notably, depressed skull fractures.

Most patients with a depressed fracture of the skull which has been properly treated recover rapidly and completely.  In the majority, brain damage is limited to the immediate vicinity of the fracture, and this precludes prolonged unconsciousness with its attendant hazards, unless there is in addition a blunt (acceleration) component to the injury.

bike sidewalkIs it legal to ride bikes on sidewalks in Sacramento?  Well, the answer is: it depends.  According to current California state law, cities and counties are able to regulate whether or not bicycles are allowed on sidewalks.  While it is legal to ride a bike on the sidewalk in some parts of the greater Sacramento area, in other areas it is prohibited.

Areas in which bicycle riding on sidewalks is uniformly prohibited are Folsom, Galt and the central business district of Davis.  Other areas have mixed rules.

health insurance in personal injury claimsMy personal injury law firm has represented a great many people over the years who have been injured in motorcycle accidents and automobile accidents.  One somewhat difficult aspect of the profession is determining, and measuring, how much pain any one individual suffers as a result of injuries caused by trauma.

The Complexities of Measuring and Defining Pain

moto grpUnfortunately, many victims of motorcycle accidents suffer a brain injury.  Sometimes these victims also suffer post-traumatic amnesia which can be short term, or long term.

Does the length of post-traumatic amnesia and/or a loss of consciousness predict long-term cognitive impairment? The two clinical terms are not necessarily ­synonymous.

Many auto and motorcycle accidents result in whiplash injuries.  Many also unfortunately involve a brain injury.  Perhaps not so coincidentally, there are many similarities between whiplash and brain injury.  Both includes many similar symptoms.

The biggest challenge with treating auto injuries is getting a proper diagnosis. Countless studies show that whiplash patients have objective, organic injuries; unfortunately; many of these injuries are difficult to pinpoint with conventional diagnostic imaging techniques, such as CT or MRI.

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