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What is the Most Common Spinal Cord Injury?

The spectrum of spinal cord injury is wide-ranging and diverse. No two are ever the same – just as no two people are. But studies show that some types of spinal cord injury are more common than others, and one mechanism of injury dominates over all others.

Injury Levels

We talk about injury levels a lot when discussing SCI. Injury level means the location of the damage to the spinal cord, and is described by the corresponding vertebra in the spine.

There are 26 vertebrae in the human spine, divided into four main types:

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Best Outcomes: Spinal Cord Injury Compensation Claims

A spinal cord injury compensation claim can feel like a slow moving process. But a good spinal cord injury lawyer knows how to prioritise each stage of that process, to get the best possible outcome for the claimant. Getting the best outcome means more than achieving a substantial settlement in the future – it means initial support and opportunities that allow for a better today. Find out more about the process and how Aspire Law acts as an advocate for SCI people, their families and the wider community.

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Back Injury: Watch out for Signs of SCI

After significant trauma, the body can respond in a number of ways – but one thing to remember is that even though it doesn’t appear immediately, spinal cord injury can develop from a back injury.

Can a Back Injury Develop into SCI?

We’ve acted as a spinal cord injury lawyer for instances where SCI has developed following a back injury – so yes, it’s possible.

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