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Spinal cord injuries sometimes require long-term treatment

Texas residents are sometimes involved in motor vehicle accidents or mishaps in the workplace that result in traumatic injury. Those who suffer spinal cord injuries often suffer myriad adverse effects, including possible paralysis, organ damage or loss of motor skills. The recovery process can be wrought with tremendous hardships as one attempts to regain mobility and quality of life.

2 people in serious condition after Texas car accident

A recent motor vehicle collision occurred in a town near Houston. The Texas car accident resulted in two persons having to be airlifted to an area hospital for treatment of their injuries. The driver of the vehicle thought to be at-fault  was issued a traffic ticket in the aftermath of the crash.

Tragedy in Texas -- several lives lost, others suffer injuries

A tragic accident in the Texas Lower Valley has left families grieving the loss of their loved ones. Two survivors suffered injuries, one of whom was airlifted to Lubbock for emergency treatment of severe burns. The accident occurred on a recent Monday night and involved one vehicle that was carrying four occupants.

Some say cameras help reduce number of Texas car accidents

A recent state senate bill was passed that affected a device that some Texas cities have been using to catch motorists who speed at intersections. Those who support the devices claim that since their implementation, the number of car accidents at red lights has been greatly reduced. Statistics have shown that the red-light cameras have had a positive effect on driving safety in many  cities across the state.

Victim with burn injuries remains in treatment, 2 others dead

Some Texas motor vehicle accidents result in personal injury to motorists and vehicle occupants who are involved in the collisions. When a vehicle catches fire in an accident, the injuries suffered can have long-lasting effects on a victim. A recent accident resulted in one victim being transported for emergency care after being pulled from a burning vehicle.

Woman killed in apparent wrongful death accident in Texas

A recent tragedy occurred in Texas that left one person dead and another facing criminal charges. The apparent wrongful death accident took place near midnight on a recent Thursday. Galveston police responded to the call in the 4100 block of Seawall Boulevard.

Robotics have potential to help Texas spinal cord injury victims

When a person reports for a day at work or sets out to run errands in his or her vehicle and ends up suffering an unexpected debilitating injury, the aftermath of such an incident can be quite devastating. Texas residents who have suffered a spinal cord injury might be interested in a brand new technology that has received much positive feedback. Some who were told they would most likely never walk again are standing and taking steps thanks to the new equipment.

Texas gym-goers should be on alert for spinal cord injuries

Pilates is a form of exercise that is sweeping the nation. Through specific movements, participants strive to improve strength and flexibility, as well as heightened mental awareness. Texas residents considering this trend should be on the alert for potential spinal cord injuries, as one woman claims to have suffered an injury after a class.

Truck driver suffers back injury in Texas collision

Anyone who has suffered an injury knows that some injuries heal better than others. It is often said that once a person suffers a back injury, his or her back is never the same. Hopefully, this will not be the case for a truck driver whose back was injured in a recent Texas collision.

Violence in Texas and nation causes spinal cord injuries and more

Many survivors of violent acts spend the rest of their lives dealing with disabilities. A recent report stated that violence is third when it comes to causes of spinal cord injuries in Texas and across the nation. In addition, approximately 275,000 people suffer from serious brain injuries as victims of violence each year.