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Spinal Cord Injury Preventative Measures in Sports
Date:9/27/2013

Hudson, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2013

Football season has started and young athletes all over the country are packing their schedules with practices and games. The Bonati Spine Institute wants to advise on taking the proper precautions during the busy sports season so these athletes can avoid any life-threatening spinal cord injuries.

According to an August 19 article on CBSAtlanta.com, a high school football player died after taking a hit during a scrimmage game. To read more, please visit: http://www.cbsatlanta.com/story/23175119/how-spinal-cord-injuries-happen.

The player was hit in such a way that his spinal cord was severed, having been hit high up in this third vertebra, resulting in his neck being broken. In the article, Atlanta Falcons’ team physician Dr. Brandon Mines explained that there are a few factors that can result in death or serious injury. It does not require a hard hit, if taken at the wrong angle and high up in the first, second and third vertebra, these hits can be fatal. While these types of injuries are rare, as Mines later said, there are precautions that players can take.

Athletes should take pre-participation exams to physicians can ensure the player has full neck range-of-motion and there are no other risk factors involved, like a history of previous injury. Players should also receive adequate conditioning during practice and prior to any games, including strengthening head and neck muscles. Proper tackling techniques should also be included in training.

To read more about The Bonati Spine Institute and the treatments they provide, please visit their website: http://www.bonati.com/.

About the company:

The Bonati Spine Institute was founded by Dr. Alfred O. Bonati, and is the recognized creator and pioneer of advanced minimally invasive laser spine surgery. Over the past 30 years, the institute has maintained a consistent patient-reported success rate of over 90 percent with their specialized procedures.

Their physicians, patented procedures and instrumentation, are the pivotal part of the surgical process. Upon arrival, patients will meet and discuss specific issues with highly trained and experienced orthopedic & neurosurgeons. These physicians are the same ones who will be performing every step of the surgical process.

The Bonati Spine Procedures represent the state-of-the-art in advanced laser spine surgery and has eliminated the need for traditional invasive open back and spinal fusion surgeries. From open wound to the most advanced surgeries, The Bonati Spine Procedures have led the way for more than 30 years for better, safer, results-oriented surgical procedures of the spine. The Institute specializes in treating spinal stenosis, herniated disc, sciatica, and pinched nerve, among many others. For more information on The Bonati Spine Institute visit their website: http://www.bonati.com.

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