Many types of accidents can lead to injuries in the workplace. For individuals in just about every industry, one of the risks they face is falls, which can lead to spinal cord injuries. Approximately 31% of spinal cord injuries are caused by falls. Spinal cord...
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New technology allows some paralyzed people to walk again
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Dec 27, 2012 | Spinal Cord Injury
The plight of people who have sustained spinal cord injuries is well known to many in Ohio. Researchers seem to be looking for cures to the condition almost constantly, with new reports of medical and scientific steps forward being released regularly. Many victims of...
Spinal cord injury scarring could be limited, study says
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Nov 15, 2012 | Spinal Cord Injury
One of the most debilitating injuries a person can experience is a spinal cord injury. Car accidents, slip-and-fall incidents, many other adverse events - the number of situations in which a person can become exposed to a spinal cord injury are higher than most people...
Spinal cord injuries can happen at the workplace
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Oct 9, 2012 | Spinal Cord Injury
A workplace accident can happen at any time. This means that workers in Ohio should be concerned about the safety environment that their employer cultivates. If an employer has employees break known safety precautions and an accident happens, it is likely that the...
Man receives spinal cord injury 16 years ago, does not lose hope
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Apr 19, 2012 | Spinal Cord Injury
Employees in Columbus, Ohio, may be worried that they will one day become the victim of a workplace injury. Even worse, it could be one that leaves them incapable of supporting themselves and their families. One such injury that could do this is a spinal cord injury....
New spinal treatment may help paralyzed workers return to job
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Nov 2, 2011 | Spinal Cord Injury
A new treatment may be in the works for individuals in Ohio and beyond who have received a life-altering injury. Anyone who has suffered a serious spinal cord injury knows that the effects can be everlasting. For those who received the injury while on the job,...
Do Fusion Surgeries Cost More Than They Are Worth? Part 2
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Jan 12, 2011 | Spinal Cord Injury
The first post of the series on fusion surgeries for treatment of degenerative disc disease often listed in claims for workers' compensation benefits mentioned several criticisms against the controversial surgical procedure. According to many critics, the surgery is...
Are Fusion Surgeries Costing Workers and Employers More Than They’re Worth?
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Jan 10, 2011 | Spinal Cord Injury
One of the most common injuries which form the basis for numerous workers' compensation benefits claims is degenerative disc disease. The disease consists of a slow breakdown of the soft discs located between vertebrae that act as shock absorbers for the spine. When...
OSHA Investigates Dangerous Broadway Show that Injured Several Workers
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Dec 27, 2010 | Spinal Cord Injury
Spider Man is known as a lanky man who can defy gravity, climb walls and complete heroic and unimaginable feats after being bitten by a spider. The producers of a hit Broadway show are quickly being reminded that Spider Man is a fictional character, but the actors and...
An Unusual Animal Gives Those Who Were Paralyzed Hope to Walk Again
On Behalf of Philip Fulton | Dec 10, 2010 | Spinal Cord Injury
When a worker is injured on the job, it can prevent them from earning badly needed wages from their job. When a worker suffers a spinal cord injury, the consequences are extremely serious. A spinal cord injury can cause partial or complete paralysis. New research...
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