As parents, we often spend a lot of time worrying over the safety of our children. This is especially true for parents with kids that are involved in sports. But, what can you know about sports injuries and concussions that … Continue reading
A fall can happen anywhere and at any time, but sadly, according to the CDC an older adult dies every twenty minutes from a fall, and they mostly happen in the home. Since September 22 – 28 is Fall Prevention … Continue reading
When it’s warmer outside, it is natural to spend more time being active outside. Along with all of the benefits of sunshine, fresh air and exercise, warm weather also brings more opportunities to tweak or injure the spine.Here are some … Continue reading
The dog days of summer are approaching with warm weather and vacation plans. Perhaps you have a road trip nearing that you’ve been planning for months. Maybe you just want to have a “staycation” this year and do some gardening … Continue reading
Trampolines are commonplace in many backyards across the country. Children spend countless summer hours on trampolines, but the danger of trampoline use was put back into the spotlight recently after a three-year-old boy in Florida was injured on a trampoline and … Continue reading
The discs in your spine are shock-absorbing rings that allow enough flexibility and movement, while still protecting your spine. Each disc has a dense wall around the inner fluid component which adjusts to the pressure placed on your spine.
Dr. Max Cohen wrote an article to debunk athlete spine injury myths. Some myths addressed are: Rest is always best Spine injuries always require surgery Equipment is the most important thing to prevent spine injuries