Most Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries?

Catastrophic injuries are a very unique type of injury.  They are more serious and often result in permanent injuries or even disabilities.  In addition to physical injuries, catastrophic injuries can be emotional and economic.  They most often have a more significant impact on the victim and the victim’s family.  Catastrophic injuries can be the result of trauma or a serious disease or illness. For instance, the body’s impact against a hard surface or exposure to fire can cause catastrophic injuries. Traumatic catastrophic injuries include burn injuries, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries resulting in paralysis, organ damage, broken bones, and amputations. What makes an injury catastrophic? While there is no standard legal definition of catastrophic injury, it is generally agreed that a catastrophic injury is one that severely injures someone and leads to long-term, if not permanent, disability or disfigurement. Catastrophic injuries typically require a difficult recovery,


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