Non-Complete Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers in Calgary & Edmonton
Incomplete spinal cord injuries are more common than complete injuries and are characterized by some degree of sensation and movement below the point of injury. The extent of an incomplete injury is generally determined after spinal shock has subsided, approximately six or eight weeks post injury. Incomplete spinal injuries can result in some feeling but little or no movement, or in some movement but little or no feeling. Incomplete spinal injuries fall under five different classifications:
Incomplete spinal injury types
Anterior Cord Syndrome
Characterized by damage to the front of the spinal cord, resulting in impaired temperature, touch, and pain sensations below the point of injury. Some movement can later be recovered.
Central Cord Syndrome
Characterized by damage in the center of the spinal cord that results in loss of function in the arms but some leg movement. Some recovery is possible.
Posterior Cord Syndrome
Characterized by damage to the back of the spinal cord, resulting in good muscle power, pain, and temperature sensation, but poor coordination.
Characterized by damage to one side of the spinal cord, resulting in impaired loss of movement but preserved sensation on one side of the body, and preserved movement and loss of sensation on the other side of the body.
Cauda Equina Lesion
Characterized by injury to the nerves located between the first and second lumbar region of the spine, resulting in partial or complete loss of sensation. In some cases, nerves regrow and function is recovered.
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As spinal injury lawyers, we understand the challenges resulting from trauma that have become a part of everyday life, and act as your trusted advisor and advocate as you navigate the new normal.
We also understand the legal, health and insurance processes related to spine injury; a lawyer at RecoverWell Injury Law acts to protect your best interests and those of dependant and caregiving family.
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