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Spinal Cord Injuries

Car Accident Neck Injuries: What to Do

Published on November 21, 2016 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Russ Hymas
Topics: Car Accidents, Neck Injuries, Spinal Cord Injuries

When people think of car accident injuries, they often think of broken arms and legs in casts. But these are only some of the potential pains that car accidents can cause. Neck injuries can be some of the most painful and debilitating injuries experienced by accident victims. At Christensen & Hymas, we regularly represent car accident…

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3 Things to Consider Before You Go to a Trampoline Park

Published on August 15, 2015 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Being Safe in Utah (General Safety), Brain Injuries, Children & Accidents, Fatal Accidents, Neck Injuries, Spinal Cord Injuries

boy flipping into foam pit

Jumping on a trampoline can be a great way to enjoy the summer days while also breaking a sweat. While some people have their own personal trampoline, many opt for a more extreme experience at a trampoline park. These warehouses are usually packed from wall to wall with trampolines and foam pits to enjoy. Most of these parks…

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Don’t Feel Helpless When Dealing With Spinal Cord Injuries

Published on January 22, 2014 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Spinal Cord Injuries

  With the frequency and seriousness of Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI), I felt that it would be beneficial to you and to our clients to provide you with an in-depth list of some common questions and answers regarding spinal cord injuries in addition to the SCI FAQ page on our main site. While we are not…

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Do I Need a Chiropractor?

Published on December 5, 2013 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Spinal Cord Injuries

chiropractor

Knowing when to see a chiropractor can be tricky. Not all injuries require the attention of a chiropractor. However, some injuries can benefit and you may recover faster if you are able to get treatment from a chiropractor immediately following a car accident, slip and fall, or any other type of accident that has caused…

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Bouncing up After a Paralyzing Injury: A Tale of Love and Support

Published on October 11, 2013 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Children & Accidents, Spinal Cord Injuries

Kollin Gard, a fourteen year boy paralyzed from the neck down due to a trampoline accident is bouncing up to recovery, thanks to the resilient spirit of his parents and support of friends and community. Of course the boy’s courage and fighting spirit are also among the major factors that contributed to his overall progress.…

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3 Cutting-Edge Spinal Cord Treatments

Published on April 12, 2013 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injury is widely thought to be the kind of dramatic fate that befalls “other people.”  However, there are an estimated 200,000 people in the United States currently affected by this very condition.  These aren’t reckless daredevils whose luck has finally caught up with them, but the victims of motor vehicle accidents, same-level falls,…

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3 Phases of Emergency Spinal Cord Treatment

Published on March 25, 2013 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Brain Injuries, Spinal Cord Injuries

In 2008, the Allen Institute for Brain Science constructed the Allen Spinal Cord Atlas to map gene expression in the spinal column.  The Atlas, which is used by researchers and health care professionals alike, facilitates understanding of brain and spinal cord injuries by marking specific regions to functions and, it follows, specific injuries to losses…

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4 Crucial Components of a Spinal Cord Injury Claim

Published on January 12, 2013 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Spinal Cord Injuries

When someone sustains a spinal cord injury following an auto collision, a stumble over a jutting rock, or an act of violence, they are entitled to seek compensation from the author of their misfortune.  However, the process of filing a claim can be complicated and taxing to the lay person who, let us hope, does…

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