The Donahey Law Firm, LLC
Free Consultation: Email

866-918-5886

Home of the Million Dollar Verdicts
Offices Menu
Get Your FREE Case Review Talk to a lawyer for free with no obligation. Let’s talk.

FOR SERIOUS INJURIES, Call the Lawyers Other Lawyers CallTM

The rehab phase after a spinal cord injury

If you or a loved one suffer a spinal cord injury, it does not mean your life is over. It simply means you need to adjust your approach to the future. At some point, once you are stabilized, you will begin the rehabilitation process. This phase of recovery is never easy, but it is important when it comes to regaining control of your life.

There is one primary goal that everybody shares during the rehab phase: to return as much function to your mind and body as possible.

Since every spinal cord injury is different, the way you rehab may not be exactly the same as the next person. Even so, your plan could include some or all of the following:

-- Understanding the extent of your injuries

-- Learning how to become independent once again, such as with daily activities (eating, bathing, grooming, etc.)

-- Learning how to accept your new lifestyle and make it work for you

-- Getting prepared for vocational rehabilitation

-- Learning how to instruct others, such as caregivers, to provide you with the right type of assistance

A spinal cord injury does not mean the end of your life. It means that you need to change your goals and learn how to live with this injury.

The rehab phase is never easy. In fact, it can be downright frustrating at times. Furthermore, it can be extremely expensive. Even with all this in mind, you need to understand the importance. Once you make your way through rehab, you will feel better about the future.

Source: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, "After a Spinal Cord Injury, What’s Next in Your Recovery Journey?," accessed Jan. 07, 2016

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Email Us Your Case Information For A Free Consultation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

MAIN OFFICE

The Donahey Law Firm
495 S High St #300
Columbus, OH 43215

Telephone: 614-224-8166
Toll-Free: 800-792-1480
Fax: 614-849-0475
Email Us | Columbus Law Office Map

Branch Offices

Dayton Office
Local: 937-224-3030
Toll-Free: 800-792-1480

Cincinnati Office
Local: 513-721-9400
Toll-Free: 800-792-1480

Delaware Office
Local: 740-363-4969
Toll-Free: 800-792-1480

Covington Office
Local: 859-261-0572
Toll-Free: 800-792-1480

Mobile Office

Toll-Free: 800-792-1480
Learn More

Donahey Law Firm Logo
Logo: Facebook Logo: LinkedIn Logo: Twitter Logo: YouTube Logo: Google+