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Hope for New Jersey spinal cord injury victims

Injuries to the spinal cord can have long-term implications. Someone who has suffered a spinal cord injury may need extensive rehabilitation to regain basic mobility. Some injuries leave victims significantly disabled or even paralyzed. Medical advances can help those who are suffering from a spinal cord injury, but procedures and outpatient care have significant costs for New Jersey residents.

Brooklyn accident a caution for Jersey commuters

Many Jersey residents commute into New York for work, fun and simply to visit cultural landmarks. From Central Park to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, there are many things to see and do. Unfortunately, for some New Jersey residents, travelling into New York means an increased risk of being involved in a crash. Road safety is important, but with high rates of congestion and inattentive drivers, sometimes no amount of safe driving can prevent an accident and a multi-car crash can lead to a spinal cord injury or permanent disability.

NFL player Derek Wolfe says seizure linked to spinal injury

A spinal cord injury can have long-term effects if not treated properly. People who suffer these injuries while at work or due to someone's negligence could see their health risks increase in the long-term. But, advances in science have made serious spinal cord injuries easier to live with, even though there can still be lingering side effects months or years down the road. Some side effects from a spinal cord injury even kept a player out of the Super Bowl.

Falls lead to more spinal cord injuries in New Jersey

One of the devastating parts of having a spinal cord injury is the unknown. An injury like that can have serious repercussions for your future. There have been advances in medicine, but, unfortunately, a serious injury involving your spinal cord can lead to permanent disability, lost income and a long road to recovery. Many accidents that end in a spinal cord injury can lead to high medical costs.

New Jersey teen defeats odds, walks again

A spinal cord injury due to a car accident can be devastating. It can affect a person's stability, sense of mobility and sometimes can even confine someone to a wheelchair. Advances in medicine are rapidly increasing, but care for spinal cord injuries can still be expensive and burdensome for victims and their families. A New Jersey resident involved in a car accident may be entitled to compensation for the expenses involved in spinal cord recovery.

WHO: 500,000 spinal injuries suffered annually

A spinal injury is an extremely difficult injury from which to recuperate. It can have long-term effects on one's entire body as rehabilitation teaches a whole new way of movement. The injury can limit mobility and lead to decreased muscle flexibility. Those suffering from a spinal cord injury may experience fatigue, poor coordination and tingling in the extremities. Fortunately, in New Jersey there are some financial options for a spinal injury that originated at work.

New progress made in spinal cord injury treatment

New Jersey residents who have back injuries can face a long and difficult path of rehabilitation. The typical spinal cord injury can lead to chronic pain, limited mobility or even paralysis. After a car crash or personal injury like a slip-and-fall, the route back to health can be very expensive. The cost of rehabilitation is higher than many other injuries because of the long-term care that is needed. There is hope for more recoveries as technology in spinal cord injuries is improving.

Spinal cord injury victim walks down aisle after car crash

Neck injuries caused by accidents can lead to paralysis and long-term rehab. A neck injury can damage tendons, muscles and the spinal cord. A spinal cord injury can cause limited mobility including paralysis, chronic pain and numbness in the extremities. Most spinal injuries happen along the top seven vertebrae of the neck. Many New Jersey residents who suffer neck injuries do damage to their vertebrae and are temporarily or permanently disabled. Damage to the spinal cord occurs typically in motor vehicle and slip-and-fall accidents.

Politician advocates tort reform despite spinal cord injury

New Jersey residents may have heard that the lead gubernatorial candidate in another state, who has been a proponent of tort reform laws, has recently come under scrutiny on account of the settlement he received decades ago following his own personal injury case.

Falling staircase gives way to spinal cord injury for motel guest

While most New Jersey residents might associate spinal cord injuries with car accidents and athletic events, that part of the human body is particularly vulnerable and can be severely damaged in other types of accidents as well.

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