LOW BACK, LUMBAR SPINE INJURIES FROM ACCIDENTS.
Low Back, Lumbar Spine Injuries from accidents can result in serious, permanent injuries. The personal injury lawyers at the Schmidt Salita Law Team understand that w that low back injuries can result in serious, permanent disability. The American Medical Association has declared that chronic low back pain is the most common cause of disability in the US workforce, accounting for nearly 150 million lost work days in a single year.
LOW BACK INJURIES CAN INVOLVE MUSCLES, LIGAMENTS, NERVES AND INTERVERTEBRAL DISCS.
Low back, Lumbar Injuries from accidents can involve damage to the muscles, ligaments, and nerves. It can also involve injury to the intervertebral disc which connects the bones (vertebrae) of the low back.
Low Back, Lumbar Injuries can result from a single traumatic event such as a car accident, motorcycle accident, car truck collision, or car pedestrian accident which can cause a rupture of the intervertebral disc in the low back. However, more commonly, the trauma acts as a triggering mechanism. It produces underline biomechanical and biochemical changes which at first we can the disk structure causing what is sometimes known as an annular tear. The annular tear and progressively weakens and deteriorates, ultimately resulting in a lumbar disc bulging or herniation.
If the herniation does not rupture through the posterior longitudinal ligament, it’s called a protrusion. If it does, it’s called the extrusion. In either case, the nerve roots that provide nerve function to the legs become involved and oftentimes surgical correction is necessary.
The sacroiliac joint connects the sacrum (tailbone) of the lumbar spine area with the sacrum which contains the hip joint. This joint is the primary connector of the upper body to the legs. It is often a difficulty task for medical doctors to separate lumbar injuries from injuries to the sacroiliac (SI) joint.
INJURY LAWYER FOR LOW BACK OR LUMBAR SPINE INJURY.
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