Star’s Football-Related Back Injury a Cautionary Tale for All

Star’s Football-Related Back Injury a Cautionary Tale for All

by Carrie Gonzales, September 12, 2014

Whether or not you are thrilled about the start of the new football season, there is a lot to be learned from a football-related back injury. Recent sports headlines have been filled with commentary on college and professional players who have suffered injuries. There is concern about how their pain … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods Quits WGC Bridgestone in Need of Rehab after Back Surgery

Tiger Woods Quits WGC Bridgestone in Need of Rehab after Back Surgery

by Carrie Gonzales, August 4, 2014

For EVERYONE – Rehab after Spine Surgery takes time, focus and patience Tiger Woods and anyone watching the WGC Bridgestone Championship at Firestone Country Club this past weekend hoped the four months of rehab after back surgery that he had given himself would be enough for him to play a … Continue reading

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Blake Griffin’s Fracture in the Back and Not “Playing Through Pain”

Blake Griffin’s Fracture in the Back and Not “Playing Through Pain”

by Carrie Gonzales, July 30, 2014

Blake Griffin Fracture in the Back and FIBA Future A fracture in the back has prompted Los Angeles Clippers basketball forward Blake Griffin to leave the USA Team training camp for the FIBA World Cup next month. Even though the injury was sustained during the NBA playoffs earlier this year, … Continue reading

Tiger Woods at the British Open After Lumbar Spine Surgery

Tiger Woods at the British Open After Lumbar Spine Surgery

by Carrie Gonzales, July 15, 2014

As Tiger Woods makes his rounds on the press circuit this week talking about his hopes for a win at the 143rd British Open, the world of golf lovers is curious to see how well he will perform after having lumbar spine surgery a few months ago. Overwhelmed by lower back pain caused by a pinched nerve that in … Continue reading

Neymar and the Road to Recovery after a Spinal Fracture

Neymar and the Road to Recovery after a Spinal Fracture

by Carrie Gonzales, July 11, 2014

Neymar and the Road to Recovery after a Spinal Fracture 22-year-old Neymar’s dreams of helping his team win a World Cup Championship were crushed last week as his fractured spine forced him out of the tournament. Of course the game will go on, but what will happen to Neymar? How … Continue reading

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The Back Injury Tour de France Cyclists Might Want to Think About

The Back Injury Tour de France Cyclists Might Want to Think About

by Carrie Gonzales, July 7, 2014

Have you ever heard of something called Coccydynia?  Probably not. Well, it’s a pain in the butt. Really. To say it and to spell it. But most importantly, to feel it. For people who have this condition, a fancy medical word for tailbone pain, it really does feel like a … Continue reading

Neymar Out of World Cup Due to Fractured Spine Injury

Neymar Out of World Cup Due to Fractured Spine Injury

by Jesse Gonzales, July 7, 2014

2014 FIFA World Cup forward for the Brazilian team, Neymar, was likely ruled out for the rest of the tournament when a high-speed hard knee to his lower back resulted in a fractured spinal vertebra suffered during a quarterfinal game against Columbia on Friday. While spine trauma and back injuries are big risks in contact sports like … Continue reading

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