How a Spinal Cord Injury from a Florida Car Accident can Affect Your Quality of Life

Spinal cord injuries can have extreme effects on an individual’s quality of life. The spinal cord is a collection of nerves that travel from the bottom of the brain and down a person’s back. Within the spinal cord there are 31 nerves that travel to various parts of the body. Nerve damage resulting from a spinal cord injury can affect many other parts of the body and bodily functions. Individuals suffering from spinal cord injuries can lose all mobility due to nerve damage to their legs and arms. They can also lose bowel function, bladder control, suffer breathing problems and lose sensory in many parts of their body.

Spinal cord injury survivors often spend the rest of their lives in rehabilitation. Some are forced to hire help for everyday living and modify their household due to their limited abilities. Many victims of spinal cord injuries may also develop sexual dysfunction, which can cause emotional damage. Spinal cord injury victims tend to experience muscle spasms quite often and feel pain from their injuries for the rest of their lives.

Knowledge Equals Power in Orlando Auto Accident Cases

Spinal cord injuries are often life-altering and have permanent effects. If you have suffered a spinal cord injury as the result of a car accident, you are eligible for compensation for medical expenses, rehabilitation expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages as well as other damages. Contact an experienced Orlando personal injury lawyer at Auto Justice Attorney for help with your case.

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