Neck and Back Injury LawyerMalden, MO
Neck Injuries are painful, and debilitating. Period. You're hurt, it's hard to move, and now simple everyday tasks are arduous or impossible. You didn't ask for this pain, and you didn't cause the accident that led to it. But you're still hurt, and you still need a solution to make the pain go away, or at the very least to make it better. What can you do? Who should you turn to for help?
You need a dedicated team of personal injury lawyers to fight on your behalf, and Burger Law is the team you should choose. Our Personal Injury Lawyers in Malden are the most reviewed and highest reviewed in the Malden area, and we always fight for the full recovery of our clients, not 50% not 75%, 100%. Every time. If you need an experienced and trusted team of Personal Injury Lawyers to fight on your behalf to make sure you get the care you need and deserve for your neck injury, call or contact our team at 314-542-2222 for Missouri, or 618-272-2222 for Illinois. Our team never charges any fees for our consultations, and we won't require any attorneys fees from you unless we win your neck injury claim.
Neck Injuries - Personal Injury Lawyer Malden
There are several types of Neck and Back Injuries you may be suffering from
There are a wide range of injuries that can affect the neck and back. Your neck and back are important areas of your body, and any pain that arises from them can be excruciating. What types of neck injuries are there? How do they affect the body? What are the most common injuries? Listed below are the different areas of the neck and the descriptions of the types of pain and discomfort that arise from those areas.
Anatomy of the Neck and Back
Bones, nerves, muscles, ligaments cover the entirety of our necks and backs. Our spine spans from the length of our neck to our lower back and is broken down into sections: the cervical spine, thoracic spine, lumbar spine, sacrum (or sacral region) and the coccyx (or tailbone). The spine is also the main message highway in the body, and takes all of the nerve input from across the body. When the spine is damaged, the rest of the body can suffer as well.
- Cervical Spine - This area is where the cervical vertebrae and the cervical discs are located. This area of the spine allows you to move your head around. The cervical discs, composed of collagen and ligaments, carry the bulk of the workload by acting as shock absorbers between the cervical vertebrae, holding the vertebrae together and allowing for the movement of the neck. The main supply of blood and oxygen from the body to the brain also goes through here. When you hear about C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6, and C7, you are hearing about the area known as the cervical spine.
Trauma to the cervical spine and nerves can result in pain, numbness, tingling or the functional loss of the diaphragm, shoulders, biceps, arms, wrists, hands and fingers.
- Thoracic Spine - The Thoracic Spine holds the body upright, and also is attached to the rib cage. The discs here have to be more rigid and sturdy as the amount of weight they support is higher. The spinal canal is at its smallest in this area of the back, making the spinal cord more vulnerable to damage if the thoracic spine is injured. The vertebrae T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, T8, T9, T10, T11, and T12 are positioned in this area of the spine.
Trauma to the thoracic spine can cause upper back pain and nerve injuries that affect the shoulders. Other muscles compensate for injuries to this area of the spine, causing pain to resonate throughout the upper body.
- Lumbar Spine - This area of the spine allows you to lift heavy things, twist, and be mobile. The vertebrae in the lumbar spine are connected to the back of the spine by facet joints. This is where your flexibility in this area comes from. Nerve roots branch out and continue down all the way to the feet after the spinal column ends between the thoracic and lumbar spine. This area of the spine is one of the more common areas injured. The vertebrae L1, L2, L3, L4, and L5 are located in this area of the spine.
When the spine is injured in this area, it can affect several different areas of your lower body. This area of the spine is also most prone to disc herniation and spondylolisthesis. A herniated disc occurs when the gel-like inner core of the intervertebral disc leaks out and puts direct pressure on the nerves that run through the spine, also referred to as nerve impingement. Spondylolisthesis occurs when a vertebra slips over the one below it causing compression on the nerve root.
- Sacrum - The sacrum consists of five segments of fused bone and is located between the lumbar spine and the tailbone. This region supports the back of the pelvis and forms the sacroiliac joints at the hip bone. The sacral nerves and blood vessels run through this area of the spine. Since it is fairly stable, most pain that arises from trauma to this region occurs where the lumbar spine connects to the sacral region.
- Coccyx - This area is at the bottom of the spine, and houses four fused vertebrae. The tailbone is the shock absorber for when you're sitting.
Back Injury Lawyer Malden, MO
You deserve to fully recover from your injuries, and the Personal Injury Lawyers of Burger Law can help
Without the proper medical attention your neck or back injury is not going to go away, and over time, if not corrected, it will get worse and could potentially lead to you losing some or even all of your mobility.
Your health and your recovery from your injury should be your only priority. Our Personal Injury Lawyers in Malden can get you the care you need and deserve. They've taken on neck, back and spinal cord injuries claims before, and they always fight for the full and complete recovery of every client.
Our Personal Injury Lawyers in Malden will fight for your full recovery in your neck and back injury claim, contact Burger Law now. We take on and litigate a variety of personal injury claims, and we always demand the full amount when fighting for our clients. We aren't just neck and back lawyers, we do all facets of personal injury. We also take on these claims: