If you have suffered a spinal injury then ensuring that you receive the right spinal injury treatment will be key to your recovery. Although there is usually no cure for a spinal injury, receiving prompt treatment can improve your prognosis for the future. Spinal injury treatment will usually involve a period of rehabilitation under the care of a physiotherapist, who will help you to improve things like muscle function or redevelop fine motor skills, depending on the severity of your spinal injury.
If somebody else caused the accident which led to your spinal injury then you may also wish to start thinking about making a personal injury claim, and that’s where Accident Advice Helpline can help you.
What kind of spinal injury treatment is available?
Spinal injury treatment will vary depending on which part of your spine you have injured and how serious your injuries are. However, most people will need a combination of medication, which is designed to reduce nerve cell damage and inflammation, immobilisation, surgery and rehabilitation. Recovering from spinal injuries can take a considerable amount of time and in some cases you may never recover fully enough to return to living your life as you used to. You may be unable to play sports, return to work or look after yourself – or you may be able to do so only after a long and painful period of treatment and rehabilitation.
The aftermath of an accident leading to a spinal injury can be difficult for everybody involved; not just you but your family too. Making a personal injury claim means that the financial worries you have will be taken care of as you could be compensated for the cost of medical treatment now and in the future, as well as any loss of earnings.
Claiming compensation after your accident
Once you are on the road to recovery after your accident, it’s a good time to get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline. We have been helping people claim compensation for over 16 years and during that time we have helped hundreds of people claim for spinal injuries. You could find out right now how much compensation you could be entitled to by taking the 30-second test on our website, or call our freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500 (or call 0333 500 0993 from a mobile) to find out more about making a 100% no-win, no-fee claim.
Date Published: January 25, 2017
Author: Rob Steen