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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A Breakthrough in Bladder Control For Patients With Spinal Cord Injuries

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

When you imagine someone with a spinal cord injury, you probably picture someone who has limited use of their extremities, or someone who needs to rely on a wheelchair to get around. While those are some of the more common tropes, there are plenty of other health issues that my not be as evident. One […]

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Repairing Damaged Spinal Cords

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 26, 2018

When you break a bone, the two fragments slowly heal back together and full, painless function is restored. However, the same can’t be said for your spinal cord. If you damage or sever your spinal cord at a given level, you may lose part or all function of your body below that point. Despite advances […]

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4 Factors That Increase Your Risk Of Spinal Cord Injuries

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: April 23, 2018

Your spinal cord helps relay message to and from the brain, and it is a key part of your central nervous system. Your spinal muscles and vertebrae help to protect your spinal cord, but injuries can still happen. In fact, some individuals are at a greater risk for suffering spinal cord injuries than others. Below, […]

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