How High School Athletes Can Protect Their Spine

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 5, 2019

Another school year is upon us, and soon millions of high school athletes will be lacing up their cleats and taking the field for another year of sports. But when you combine the high speed movements of sports with the complexity of a growing and developing spine, it’s easy to see how injuries can occur. […]

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How To Know If You Injured Your Back

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 5, 2019

For some, it’s very easy to tell that there is something wrong with their back. Maybe they heard a crack while moving a heavy box or they fell off a ladder and landed on their back and the injury is evident. But just as often if not more, the injury isn’t all that obvious, and […]

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Researchers Working On An “EpiPen” For Spine Injuries

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 23, 2019

For individuals with a bee allergy, an EpiPen can be a literal lifesaver. The pen is designed to release epinephrine in the bloodstream, and that chemical helps to narrow blood vessels and open airways in the lungs, as breathing can often become difficult following an allergic reaction. But what if we could develop an EpiPen-style […]

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How To Get Dressed Or Changed With A Back Injury

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 7, 2019

Back injuries can complicate actions that you once took for granted, like getting dressed in the morning. Because getting dressed usually involves some twisting, bending and turning, it can be a difficult process to complete if you’re dealing with a back injury. Today, we share three tips to help make the process of getting dressed […]

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Preventing & Treating Back Injuries From Slipping On Ice

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: December 3, 2018

Winter weather is almost here to stay, and that means snow and ice will soon be covering our sidewalks and walkways. Even when we’re careful, snow and ice can cause problems when we walk, and it can even lead to injuries. When people slip on ice, one of the most common places to land is […]

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How To Safely Return To Work After A Back Injury

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 29, 2018

When a person is injured at work, oftentimes their first thought is related to how quickly they can return to their job. While you may not miss your job, you’re probably going to miss that paycheck, which is why people often try to get back to work as soon as possible after an injury. The […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Baby Your Back

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 27, 2018

When it comes to your health, many people think that it’s best to give your body all the rest it needs after an injury. Rest is very important, but you may be surprised to learn just how little rest your back actually needs before it would benefit more from strength training and exercise. There’s no […]

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Finding The Right Back Specialist After A Work Injury

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 11, 2018

Three of the most common types of back injuries we see are from automobile accidents, athletic injuries and on the job injuries. Today, we’re going to take a look at spine injuries on the job and explain why it’s so important to find a provider you can trust after an injury, even if it doesn’t […]

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