Injuries can be difficult problems to overcome, regardless of how they are acquired. From the weekend warrior who strains himself on the field and pays for it the next few weeks to the seasoned athlete who trains themselves into a stress fracture, injuries can plague all body type and individuals. However, not all injuries arise from self-induced movement. Sometimes, injuries result from accidents, such as vehicle collisions, incidents at work and falls on hard surfaces.
Paralysis is a damaging physical condition that prevents a victim from having sensation in a part of their body. These traumatic injuries are generally the result of damage to the spinal cord, and depending on where a person suffers a spinal cord injury, their type of paralysis may differ. This post will briefly discuss spinal cord injuries and how they may qualify Oklahoma residents for Social Security Disability benefits, but readers are reminded that this post contains no legal or medical advice.
While many people have heard of traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, you might be alarmed at just how frequently they occur in the United States, including the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, area. The brain is located in the skull, which is part of the head, which sits on the neck at the top of a person's body. It should come as no wonder then, that the brain is vulnerable when a person is involved in an accident, whether it is a motor vehicle accident, a slip and fall accident, an accident at a worksite, or even an accident while playing sports.