September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

There are approximately 200,000 people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States.

Every 48 seconds in our country, a person becomes paralyzed. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents and sports injuries. –
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In an effort to raise awareness about the critical need for better treatments and preventive measures, September has been designated National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month by the U.S. Senate, the result of a resolution co-sponsored by Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Bill Nelson (D-FL).

Help stand up for someone who can’t with a donation to the CR Johnson Healing Center HERE

Located at 10775 Pioneer Trail – Suite #108 in Truckee, CA, the CR Johnson Healing Center is a program service of the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation that provides resources for athletes in recovery from sport related injuries. Resources in the CR Johnson Healing Center include: physical therapy, acupuncture, massage, personal training and more.

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