Articles Tagged with Sacramento Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

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Monkeys Who Were Previously Paralyzed Regain Movement

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Spinal Cord Injury lawyer. When people are involved in a serious car accident there are several medical problems that may develop. One of the most severe is a spinal cord injury. The spinal cord contains nerves that descend from the brain and eventually filter out into the rest of the body. If the cord is damaged, such as in spine fractures, people may become paralyzed. In the past, people have been told that a paralysis injury is a permanent injury that will never heal; however, a few monkeys recently received a new lease of life.

Functional Outcomes in Spinal Cord Injuries
Functional Outcomes in Spinal Cord Injuries

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer. The biggest question often posed is whether or not the patient will walk again.  In general, the level of spinal cord injury and the ASIA impairment scale predict functional outcomes.  Factors like other illnesses often affect the functional outcome of the patient.