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How is paraplegia diagnosed and treated?

We recently discussed some of the basic points regarding paraplegia. The fact of the matter is that a diagnosis of paraplegia is a very serious diagnosis. If you recall, paraplegia is a partial or total paralysis of the lower body. Diagnosing and treating paraplegia can be a costly and time-consuming

Truckers and mobile phone use

It is easy for a truck driver to become distracted. Long hours on the road can be boring, but that doesn’t give a trucker an excuse to take his or her eyes off the road. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shares a variety of information on truck driver safety

The don’ts of making a car insurance claim

There is more to making a car insurance claim than calling your agent on the phone and discussing what happened. You need to make sure you are saying all the right things at exactly the right time. If you misspeak, even by accident, it could come back to haunt you

Things you need to know about paraplegia

A spinal cord injury can change your life forever. This is true regardless of whether you or a loved one was injured. Paraplegia is one of the most serious types of spinal cord injuries. This is often the result of a motor vehicle or sports-related accident. In short, this means

Emergency room treatment of a spinal cord injury

If a person suffers a spinal cord injury, such as in a motor vehicle accident, it is essential that he or she receives immediate care. Immediate attention at the scene of the accident can be the difference between minimizing the long-term impact and permanent injury. Once a person is stabilized

Are there many types of spinal cord injuries?

Just the same as any other body part, the spinal cord can be injured in a number of ways. It can be damaged by dislocation, fractures, compression, hyperflexion, or hyperextension. Any spinal cord injury, regardless of the type, can cause the person serious harm, including paralysis. Here are the four

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