How Spinal Cord Injuries Occur

Spinal cord injuries in automobile accidents are and commonly occur due to the sudden jolt and impact one experiences when in a crash. This sudden impact occurs almost instantaneously, this in addition to the impact can cause a great deal of strain on your vertebrae, ligaments or disks which could compress your spinal column.The damage to the spinal cord is caused  when displaced bone fragments, disc material, or ligaments bruise or tear into spinal cord tissue, destroying axons, the part of our nerve cells that carry signals up and down the spinal cord between the brain and the rest of the body.  Damage to the spinal cord often results in a loss of function or feeling.More damage can occur down the road if not treated due to bleeding, swelling, and inflammation.

Effects of a Spinal Cord Injury

The symptoms of a spinal cord injury can be very severe, it is important to seek health care immediately if a spinal cord injury occurs. Some effects include:

  • Paralysis.
  • Numbness.
  • Damaged Nerve Fibres.
  • Loss of Bladder Control.
  • Muscle Spasms.
  • Stinging Sensation in the Back.
  • Having Trouble Breathing.
  • Difficulty Walking.

Treatment of a Spinal Cord Injury

Immediate treatment is important no matter what kind of spinal injury it is, this is important in order to help the victim return back to normal as soon as possible. Some treatments include, but are not limited to:

  • Medication (consult a doctor).
  • Surgery - There are different surgeries pending on the severity of the injury.
  • Immobilization - Preventing the back from moving and to promote healing.
  • Physiotherapy - Return movement back to the body.
  • Chiropractic Rehabilitation - To evaluate if there is any vertebra or spinal injuries and to bring motion back to the body.
  • Massage Therapy - Alleviate any pain and relax the muscles.
  • Acupuncture - Increase blood flow and relax the body.


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