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Back and Spine Injuries

Whiplash pain can linger long after a car accident

Whiplash is the most common type of personal injury suffered in a rear-end auto accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 800,000 whiplash injuries are reported each year. The Back & Neck Pain Center reports that because symptoms of a whiplash injury can take weeks or months to manifest, it is…

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Summertime Pool Safety Can Reduce Serious Injuries

Summer’s here, which means outdoor fun in the sun. And as temperatures rise, many of us will be cooling off at our favorite swimming pools. While a visit to a public watering hole or a friend’s backyard pool might seem like the perfect way to spend those long, warm summer days, lack of supervision is…

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Colorado Skiing and Snowboarding Safety Tips

It’s finally here. The time of year many Coloradoans eagerly await like a small child waiting for Santa Claus on Christmas eve. Snow has fallen in the mountains, the snow making machines are up and running and the ski slopes are finally open. Along with joy of shredding the half-pipe or schussing down a pristine…

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Colorado Teen Rides in Courage Classic to Benefit Children’s Hospital – Day Four

It took a while but I finally made it up Fremont pass elevation 11,318 ft (highest pass of the ride). It was killer. My thighs hurt so bad after that and every little hill afterword seemed much harder, longer and steeper than it really was. The downhill parts were definitely nice. It gave me time…

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Colorado Teen Rides in Courage Classic to Benefit Children’s Hospital – Day Three

Today I started out strong. Well it was downhill, the easy part. We left at 7:00 a.m. and got to lunch at 9:45 a.m. We made good time. It was however all downhill with little to no peddling involved. It was 36 miles to lunch and I made it the whole way. The last 18…

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Colorado Teen Rides in Courage Classic to Benefit Children’s Hospital – Day Two

There is no preparation I could have done to be prepared for this ride. Being five thousand feet higher than where I trained was a slight problem in the beginning. The first major hill we had to go up I had a hard time catching my breath. After I had realized how much of a…

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Colorado Teen Rides in Courage Classic to Benefit Children’s Hospital – Day One

We arrived at our condo yesterday evening. The bed I slept in was extremely uncomfortable. My back is killing me today. We are waiting to check in and for the rest of our family to join us up here. I am riding in the 157 mile Courage Classic benefiting the Children’s Hospital because they have…

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Back Injuries While at Work

The unimaginable has happened…you’ve hurt your back while on the job. How do you know if this is a serious injury and should you report it to your employer? The human spine is an infinitely complex operating system. Bundles of nerves intertwine with soft tissues and bone, creating opportunities for minor injuries that have serious…

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