Compensation Lawyers – Lumbar Disc Disease

Lumbar disc disease can be extremely debilitating and have a large impact on your ability to perform required work tasks, participate in your favorite activities, or simply enjoy your day-to-day life. This condition involves significant back pain caused by compromised or injured spinal discs. It can be caused by many factors including simple wear and tear or traumatic injury. While the condition rarely begins solely due to a major injury, trauma to the area can greatly increase the chances of debilitating pain and progressing injuries.

There are two main causes for the pain associated with lumbar disc disease:

  1. Inflammation
    Protein buildup in the space between discs can irritate the surrounding nerves, causing pain and further swelling which leads to more protein buildup.
  2. Abnormal micro-motion instability
    The outer rings of the disc, known as annulus fibrosis, can begin to wear down. Once worn down they are longer capable of absorbing stress on the spine appropriately and can cause micro-motion along the associated segment of the vertebrae. This motion combined with the above mentioned inflammatory proteins produces the sensation of pain in the local area.

Because discs do not have their own blood supply, they are not able to heal the same way that other tissues do, meaning that even a small injury can cause a degenerative cascade and lead to the disc wearing out. This fairly common condition affects about 30% of people between the ages of 30-50.

Taking into consideration the pain and reduced mobility associated with this condition, recovery can seem daunting even at the best of times. Thankfully, over an extended period of time the pain associated with this condition does tend to decrease thanks to less inflammatory proteins in the area. As the disc collapses further, it typically settles into a stable position, eliminating the micro-motion which can aggravate the condition.

Here at Campisi Law we are dedicated to helping you recover your costs and achieve a higher quality of life. We can help you seek compensation for costs including:

If you or a loved one are suffering from lumbar disc disease due to an injury or trauma, you should consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer who can help you achieve your full recovery potential. We are here to get you the compensation you deserve so that you can focus on your rehabilitation and healing. Contact Campisi Law today to find out how we can help.

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