Guide to cauda equina syndrome

Cauda equina is a condition that occurs when nerves at the base of the spinal cord become compressed. It’s a serious condition that should always be treated as an emergency by medical practitioners, but sometimes for whatever reason action is not taken fast enough and life-changing damage occurs.

In this guide, our spinal injury expert Simon Elliman helps you to understand cauda equina’s symptoms, its causes, and when you might be eligible to make a compensation claim. This will ensure that you are fully informed about your treatment, and when you can seek the help you need. Simply click the links to go to each chapter of our guide:

1 – The symptoms of cauda equina

2 – What causes cauda equina?


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