Glossary

Lumbar Cord

The lumbar cord makes up the lower back. It is made of five large vertebrae, L-1 through L-5, which help support the weight of the upper body.

Injuries in this area usually result in some loss of function of the hips and legs depending on the severity.

Life Care Plan

A dynamic document which provides an organized and concise plan for current and future needs for an individual who has just suffered a life altering injury or illness. The document is created as justification for remedies at trial or to family members