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January 12, 2015

One shallow dive can wreck a neck. Permanently.


Each year, hundreds of young people are paralyzed from neck and spine injuries caused by diving head first into shallow lakes and pools. Don’t let kids dive in—unless you know what’s below. Check our website for more diving safety tips.

Visit OrthoInfo.org/DivingSafety.

(Presented in partnership with the Cervical Spine Research Society and the American Spine Injury Association.)

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