What do you do if someone has a spinal injury and is face down?

Answer Life over limb! Getting effective CPR/Artificial Respirations is more important than being being to feel your toes. If you don't have training in spinal roles (which I don't believe life guards d... Read More »

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How to Prevent a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)?

Prevent spinal injuriesNearly 11,000 people suffer a spinal cord injury in the U.S. every year. Car crashes, falls, guns, and sports related accidents all contribute to this large number. The follo... Read More »

How to Treat a Spinal Injury Victim?

Spinal injuries can lead to permanent disability and paralysis. Knowing how to properly treat someone who has had a spinal injury can lower the risks of damaging the spinal cord. Spinal cord injuri... Read More »

Spinal injury/stem cell research?

Yes, there is very much a connection between Spinal injuries and muscle spasms, paralysis. You can get involved in research by contacting the research institutes and getting a doctorate in this fie... Read More »

How do I avoid the risk of postoperative spinal injury?

If you have had spinal surgery, talk with your doctor or surgeon about reducing your risk of a postoperative spinal injury. An injury to your back following surgery could force you into another sur... Read More »