Tens of thousands of Canadians live with spinal cord injuries, and if you’ve recently suffered one yourself you may be overwhelmed by all of the information you’re receiving from doctors and other professionals. At the end of the day you really want to know what your life is going to be like moving forward with a spinal cord injury.
Truthfully, no one can tell you with absolute certainty what your recovery will be like. Spinal cord injuries are some of the most unpredictable when it comes to recovery. However, a common theme is that survivors who work hard, embrace healthy living, protect their mental health, and never give up tend to have better outcomes.
A few things are certain:
- The Location of Your Injury Matters
- Your Physical Capabilities Will Change
- You May Experience Mental Health Issues
- Physical Therapy Really Does Work
- You Are More Vulnerable to Some Health Conditions
- Your Injury Profile Will Change As You Heal And Swelling Reduces
On top of dealing with the day-to-day issues that accompany a spinal cord injury, many people also have to face many different forms of discrimination in terms of employment, housing, education, mobility and more. Overall, there is no way to fully plan for something this tragic, but asking lots of questions and ensuring that you have the financial capacity to deal with everything that accompanies a spinal cord injury is important.
MG Law has the experience and knowledge working with and helping people who have been injured and are now dealing with spinal cord injuries. We assign a lawyer and a caseworker to you to ensure that you have everything you need from the time you contact MG Law to the time your case is closed. We’re here to advocate for you, to ensure you get the settlement you deserve.