Spinal injuries resulting from horse riding accidents

@article{Silver2002SpinalIR,
  title={Spinal injuries resulting from horse riding accidents},
  author={J. R. Silver},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2002},
  volume={40},
  pages={264-271}
}
Injuries sustained as a result of horse riding are common. Serious injuries to the nervous system are the most dangerous. An analysis has been made of 11 papers, new figures produced by surveying Stoke Mandeville, Oswestry and Odstock spinal units and by searching the internet to determine their frequency and distribution. Head injuries outnumber spinal injuries by five to one. In contrast to other sporting accidents, there are more lumbar and thoracic than cervical injuries and more women are… Expand
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