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Diving Injuries

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Posted 10/13/2014

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Did you know 2 out of every 3 spinal sports injuries are a result of a diving accident? Diving accidents are very serious, and yet preventable. Dr. Peter Lennarson, brain and spine surgeon at The Nebraska Medical Center sees cases every year of people with life-changing injuries resulting from diving into shallow pools, rivers or lakes.

For more information on The Nebraska Medical Center, call 1-800-922-0000 or visit