Spinal Cord: The Concussion You’ve Never Heard Of

There’s no escaping the stream of headlines this football season about the effects of repeated concussions on the long-term mental health and mental function of football players. While the concerns behind those headlines focus on concussions involving brain injury, they’re only part of the concussion story in football. Less attention is paid to concussion to … Read More

Back Braces Shown to Slow Spinal Curvature in Kids

A new study has found that for many children with the spinal deformity scoliosis, wearing a back brace may significantly improve their condition — even helping to avoid the need for surgery. Scoliosis is curvature of the spine that can occur in children from 10 years old through maturity. It is one of the most … Read More