Paraplegia and Tetraplegia (Quadriplegia) – How family members can help
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Paraplegia and Tetraplegia (Quadriplegia) – How family members can help

Motor Vehicle Accidents are a prevalent cause of serious spinal cord injuries, often leading to the life-changing conditions of Paraplegia and Tetraplegia.

Compensation can help with life after a catastrophic injury

Compensation can help with life after a catastrophic injury

People who suffer from a catastrophic injury often need assistive devices to help them live life. The issue here is that these assistive devices are often costly, and not everyone will have the funds available to purchase and upkeep those devices. When insurance or provincial is available, the wait time for devices can be lengthy….

Time is limited, so take action quickly after an accident

Time is limited, so take action quickly after an accident

When you are injured in an accident, your top priority is probably getting the medical care you need. You might not think about the cost of that care or how you are going to make ends meet if you have a severe injury that prevents you from working. Once you have the medical emergencies handled,…

The days immediately following a spinal cord injury are tough

The days immediately following a spinal cord injury are tough

A person who suffers from a spinal cord injury is likely going to feel the effects of the injury right away. The initial injury to the spinal cord causes the nerve cells in the area to die or become damaged. That is what causes some of the effects of the spinal cord injury. It isn’t,…

Help your loved one focus on recovery after a brain injury

Help your loved one focus on recovery after a brain injury

Watching a loved one recover from a traumatic brain injury is taxing. You have to deal with a complete life upheaval at a time when your loved one is struggling. Even though you are going through difficulties and changes, it is crucial that you help your loved one work toward recovery. In many cases, a…

Will I walk again after a spinal cord injury?

Will I walk again after a spinal cord injury?

When people are in accidents that result in injures to the spinal cord, the primary concern is if they will regain the ability to walk at some future point. In most cases, progress made during the first month after the injury is a good predictor of your future abilities. Approximately one-third of spinal cord injury…

You can’t prevent all accidents but you can take action after 1

You can’t prevent all accidents but you can take action after 1

Car accidents can lead to tragedy. While it isn’t possible for you to prevent all car accidents, it is possible for you to ensure that you are as prepared as possible before you hit the road. We know that you want to be safe while you are on the road, so make sure you think…

What professionals assist spinal cord injury patients?

Spinal cord injuries can be devastating to the victim and to his or her family members. All too often, a catastrophic injury to the spinal cord robs individuals of their independence. When these injuries occur due to someone else’s negligence, it can increase the despondency victims often experience. Fortunately, there are numerous professionals in the…

Basics of the New Brunswick Disability Support Program

The New Brunswick Disability Support Program was created to provide disability support for persons with disabilities. The following are required for eligibility in the program: Resident of New Brunswick Between the age of 19 and 64. Suffering from a long-term disability. Require disability support to address an unmet need. No two people are the same,…

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