Paralysis is loss of muscle function for one or more muscles. According to a study initiated by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, there are nearly 1 in 50 people living with paralysis -- approximately 6 million people. That's the same number of people as the combined populations of Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. And that number is nearly 33% higher than previous estimates showed.
About 24% of Spinal Cord Injuries are caused by car accidents.
What causes paralysis? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Some of the causes of paralysis are: * Neurological causes such as Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Bell's palsy and more
* Traumatic causes such as Broken or severed spinal cord, Direct trauma to a nerve, Herniated vertebral disk and more
* Infectious or autoimmune causes such as HIV, Lyme disease, Reumatoid arthritis as more
* Environmental causes such as Poisons (snake venom), Radiation, Toxins such as mercury, lead or arsenic and more
* Serious or life-threatening causes Brain hemorrhage, Brain tumor, Head trauma, Stroke and more
FREE Paralysis Injury Legal Consultation ________________________________________________________________ If you or a loved one has been the victim of a spinal courd injury and/or paralysis, please contact one our experienced Seattle / Bellevue Paralysis Injury Attorney today at 1-800-636-3676 or 425-289-1990.