Dr. Parthasarathy Discusses Why Spinal Cord Injuries Peak in Summer Months


As people head outside to enjoy recreational activities as temperatures rise, the chances of suffering a spinal cord injury also rise, according to Ascension Seton Brain & Spine Institute medical director Dr. Roger Parthasarathy.

More people are swimming, diving, boating and driving, causing a spike in traffic accidents, which are the leading cause of spinal damage.

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