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Spinal Fusion Surgery Accident

Twenty four vertebrae comprise the spinal column, which are stacked up against each other to protect the spinal cord.

In a spinal fusion surgery accident, the vertebrae can via an impact, twisting, degenerative diseases, and lifting begin to move, and result in pressure against spinal nerves.

Naturally, this can be a basis of pain for a number of individuals; the way to relieve this excruciating pain is to endure a spinal fusion.

The Purpose of Spinal Fusion Surgery

In the spinal fusion procedure, this process entails welding vertebrae pieces together for movement to stop, which may be the cause of the pain.

Several issues with the spine can include the following: fractures; scoliosis; spinal stenosis; and herniated discs.

Thus, pieces of vertebrae via the use of bone grafting are fused together. This can include, from other areas of the body of the patient, normally the hip, from material of an artificial bone for grafting, or a cadaver.

To hold together the bones while fusing, rods, screws, and plates may often be utilized to hold a bone in place. For the patient, a back brace may be used on occasion.

A number of patients who have surgery for spinal fusion may have endured an accident to the lumbar, vertebrae or discs in the back, or cervical, discs in the neck.

Repeated twisting and lifting can cause this condition, which occurs in many jobs.

It can be the result of a fall, or injury impacted to cause a herniated disc, or vertebrae fracture, like trauma related to a passenger vehicle or truck collision.

Spinal fusion surgery administered on patients can usually result in pain from a variety of daily movements.

This type of movement can cause pressure against spinal nerves, and can be the reason for disabling pain.

The purpose of the surgery is to stop the vertebrae pressure and movement, to relieve the pain.

Any spinal fusion surgery accident which entails trauma can transform quickly the life of a healthy individual into a series of enduring pain and disability.

There is a vast range, similar to most procedures of surgery, in the recovery for an individual who requires spinal fusion surgery.

Especially for individuals who have jobs that are physically active, this type of surgery may be required for that individual to change his or her profession, or make changes in responsibilities on the job.

When an injury to the back from a spinal fusion surgery accident has an effect on the employability and job opportunities of an individual, skillful attorneys may retain vocational counselor services to assist the client to find suitable employment as an alternative, as well as help out in explaining to the jury how the sustained injury had an impact on that individual’s career.

If you have sustained a catastrophic back injury in a passenger vehicle collision, a workplace accident, or the fault of a third party held liable, attorneys can assist you in receiving financial compensation for the sustained injuries.

Contact us for a free consultation or call Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, at: 603.548.3797.

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