Spinal Cord Injury - Prevention

The vast majority of spinal cord injuries occur during accidents. As a result, it is difficult to prevent such injuries. Perhaps the most important step one can take is to use safety precautions that are available. For example, one should always wear a seat belt when traveling in a car. Also, one should wear protective equipment, such as helmets, when engaging in certain types of sports such as bike riding, roller-blading, and mountain climbing.

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