Friday, August 12, 2022

Tag: Injury Prevention

Stunt goes wrong

Former Jesse White tumbler sues group after paralyzing injury Jarvis Williams dashed forward in the red-and-white uniform familiar to anyone who's seen the Jesse White...

Spinal Cord Injury Patients Help U-M Effort To Prevent Diving Injuries

Matt Kerry was built burly and strong, primed for athletic success, and recruited heavily to play football on a college scholarship. But one summer day...

Cape May lifeguard seeks beach improvements to reduce spinal-cord injuries

CAPE MAY - Shore towns do not like bad publicity, but this year, the city will spend $10,000 from its beach revenue to print...

Prevent Spinal Cord Injury At All Ages

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Augusta, GA —Someone in the U.S. sustains a life-changing spinal cord injury every hour, but prevention takes only a second. Spinal cord injuries...

Volunteer recognised for promoting spinal safety message

Volunteer recognised for promoting spinal safety message Disability Services Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk today paid tribute to volunteer Wayne Leo for promoting spinal safety and...

Baylor study doubts neck brace standard

In some cases, device might hurt accident victims Applying a brace to the neck of a trauma patient, standard procedure for many decades, can worsen...

A Helmet to Prevent Paralysis

Engineers are designing a helmet that could protect the spine from serious injury. Helmets for everything from football and hockey to motorcycle riding are built...

Determined To Make a Difference

By Judith Shatto I know personally the danger of drunk driving; the pain, heartbreak, consequences, and rage it can cause. My son and I live...

Buckle-up drive enlists the wheelchair-bound

"Buckle up, or you could end up like me!" This is a warning from wheelchair-bound Ernest Sithole, who, together with 44 other members of...

Shooting victim urges youths to ‘think first’

Wilberto "Tony" Rivera knows what it's like to have life turned upside down in a matter of seconds. One minute, he said, he was dealing...