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Spinal Cord Injury

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Spinal Cord Injury

Cervical (Near the Neck) Injuries

When spinal cord injuries occur near the neck, varying
degrees of symptoms can affect both the arms and the legs:

>> weakness, paralysis
>> breathing difficulties (from paralysis of the breathing muscles)
>> spasticity (increased muscle tone)
>> sensory changes
>> numbness
>> pain
>> loss of normal bowel and bladder control
>> constipation
>> incontinence
>> bladder spasms

Thoracic (Chest-Level) Injuries

When spinal injuries occur at the chest level, varying
degrees of symptoms can affect the legs:

>> weakness, paralysis
>> breathing difficulties (from paralysis of the breathing muscles)
>> spasticity (increased muscle tone)
>> sensory changes
>> numbness
>> pain
>> loss of normal bowel and bladder control
>> constipation
>> incontinence
>> bladder spasms

Injuries to the cervical or high thoracic cord may also result in:

Medical negligence occurs when a doctor fails to use the degree of skill and learning ordinarily used under the same or similar circumstances by members of their profession.

What are some examples of medical negligence in birth injury cases?

>> abnormal blood pressure
>> blood pressure fluctuating quickly and through a wide range
>> worsening of pain or bladder spasms
>> abnormal sweating; trouble maintaining proper temperature

 

 

 

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