Thursday, June 14, 2007

A Study of Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury is one of the most devastating injuries. Spinal cord injury happens when your body is forcefully jolted or hit breaking the spinal cord or pinching on the nerves that transmits brain activities to different parts of the body. Spinal cord injury causes discomfort and pain. At its worst it could cause temporary or even permanent paralysis.

A lot of factors contributes to accidents resulting in spinal cord injury. Alcohol consumption is the cause of many car accidents, slip and fall incidents, and even drowning, among many other accidents.

Incidents caused by excessive drinking could be minimized or prevented by means of educating people on the adverse effects of drinking and the harms it may do to the drinker and the public in general. Public awareness and restriction of alcohol provisions are options which can be looked at to prevent accidents causing devastating and even permanent injuries like spinal cord injuries.

However, even if you are the most careful person in the world. Accidents may still happen to you by reason of the negligence of other persons.