INFORMATION AND WHAT TO DO
Paralysis is the loss of function of a muscle or a group of muscles in the body. The main cause of paralysis in a car accident is damage to the nerve of the spinal cord.
How Car Accidents Can Cause Paralysis?
Car accidents can cause paralysis by getting a traumatic brain injury, neck injury, or a spinal cord injury from the accident.
How Paralysis Can Affect your Life
The person who is paralyzed will forever be impacted. Paralysis will require intensive treatment, physical therapy, mobility device, and long-term care. A paralyzed person might not be able to work due to their injury. It can also affect the lives of people around you, such as your loved ones who will look after you.
How Long is Recovery?
A person cannot fully recover from paralysis. Once a person is paralyzed they can go through physical therapy to help strengthen their body, but will be paralyzed forever.