Medical Illustration | Cervical & Lumbar Spine Injuries with Surgical Repair

Case Type:

Motor Vehicle Accident

Area of Injury:

Cervical and Lumbar Spines

Overall Objective:

The law firm of Finkelstein & Partners required assistance with demonstrating their client’s cervical and lumbar spinal injuries along with the lumbar decompression procedure that followed. These injuries were sustained in a rear-end motor vehicle collision. 

Our Work on the Case

Exhibit 1

Colorized MRI film highlighting bulging discs at C4-5, C7-T1, and T1-T2 levels, as well as a previous fusion at the C5-6 & C6-7 levels. 

Exhibit 2

Colorized MRI film highlighting the lumbar spine injuries including bulging discs at L2-3, L3-4, L4-5, and L5-S1 along with Subluxation at L4-5

Exhibit 3

Colorized MRI film highlighting bulging discs at L3-4 and L4-5 as well as a herniated disc at L5-S1

Exhibit 4

Colorized MRI film showing a bulging disc at C4-5, Osseous Ridge at C5-6, and a previous cervical fusion at C5-6 and C6-7. 

Exhibit 5

Colorized MRI film showing bulging discs at L2-3, L3-4, L4-5, and L5-S1 as well as Subluxation at L4-5. 

Exhibit 6

Surgical illustration showing the steps involved in the client’s lumbar spine decompression surgery at L4-5. The procedure involved laminectomies at L4 & L5 and the insertion of hardware including pedicle screws and rods. 

Exhibit 7

Surgical illustration showing the steps involved in the client’s lumbar spine decompression surgery at the L3 level. The procedure involved removal of the previous hardware, re-exploration laminectomies at L3 & L4, as well as the insertion of larger pedicle screws and rods from L3-L5.