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Blog: Catastrophic Injury

DUI Driver Injured In Crash With Possible Spinal Cord Injury

A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Washington Avenue put a driver in the hospital. He is suspected of being under the influence at the time of the crash. The unidentified driver was behind the wheel of a 1991 Toyota Celica when he allegedly failed to stop at a red light, hitting […]

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Project Walk Gets People Moving Again

Paraplegics are finding hope through Project Walk, a program designed to assist victims of paralysis in receiving physical therapy. Patients such as Jeff Roch of Las Vegas have reported physical improvement and some have even begun walking again. Roch hopes to join the ranks of those who are able to put their days in a wheelchair […]

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Can Green Tea Help Prevent Spinal Injury?

The Neural Regeneration Research Journal reports that drinking green tea may protect the body from a spinal cord injury. Chinese researchers believe that green tea has polyphenols, which protect neurons from oxidative stress. Oxidative stress can cause serious damage such as lipid peroxidation, protein oxidation and DNA damage. The theory was tested on rats, and the […]

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