Preventing Spinal Cord Injuries

The spinal cord is one of the most important parts of human anatomy, responsible for transmitting messages between the brain and the rest of the body. Spinal cord injuries or SCIs can have severe and lifelong consequences, affecting a person’s mobility as well as organ function. However, many spinal cord injuries are preventable through awareness, … Read more

A Complete Look At Back Injuries–Part 3

Knowing how back injuries occur and the types of pain that can result from them is important.  It is also important to know what types of injuries are most common in slip-and-fall, vehicle, and other accidents. Understanding what types of injury you may have experienced will help you make an informed decision on how long you may expect to be in recovery and what you will need to take care of yourself and your family.  Of course, a qualified physician should always be consulted in order to make a complete diagnosis of any back injury.

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Spinal Cord Accidents Per Year in USA

Spinal cord injuries, or SCIs, account for tens of thousands of accidents across the United States.  More than 300,000 people are living with SCIs at any given time in this country.  Spinal cord damage remains one of the leading causes of permanent disability and death among accident victims.  Here are a few facts about SCIs and how they impact Americans every day.

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