A spinal cord injury (SCI) is defined as any trauma or damage done to the sensitive nerve cord that connects to the brain. The spinal cord is incredibly susceptible to damage and doesn’t have the ability to repair itself naturally like other parts of the body. This makes spinal cord injuries particularly devastating. How Does it Happen? Spinal injury can occur in many different … [Read more...] about Spinal Cord Injuries: What You Need To Know
Whiplash occurs when the normal curve of the spine is changed by a person’s head moving backward then forward too rapidly. This most often occurs in rear-end automobile accidents, but is also common with athletes or while riding roller coasters. Whiplash may seem simple – just a bit of neck pain or discomfort. But when, and how, can it turn into a serious injury? An Uncertain … [Read more...] about Whiplash: When is it a Serious Injury?