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Exercise after brain injury

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Injuries to the brain and spine do not necessarily mean the end of exercise and sports. While brain injury can be a life changing event, advances in sports medicine and rehabilitation have enabled bike crash and car accident victims to remain more active than in the past. It is important to remain upbeat, active and

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Trampolines Recalled Over Structural Problems

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Trampoline accidents and injuries can be catastrophic due to the impact and damage to the spinal cords and heads of victims young and old. The issues of adequate spotters, padding and instruction are usually at the forefront of any investigation into a trampoline accident. However, when the trampoline itself is defective, catastrophic injury can result

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Mountain bike safety and scenery

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Owning a mountain bike does not mean you have to go tearing down mountains, slaloming between trees, jumping roots and avoiding protruding rocks. Bike injury lawyer Doug Landau uses his off road bike for commuting to work in good weather, pulling buggers, “trail-a-bikes” and touring in the off season. Mrs. Landau likes her mountain bike

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Triathlete injured in New England Race

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While many races start “in water,” there are times and courses where that is not possible.  In a race this summer where very low tides resulted in a several hundred meter sprint from the show to water deep enough to swim, several competitors suffered lacerations from shells below the surface.  One triathlete contacted ABRAMS LANDAU,

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Race Directors safety concerns

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The cycling crashes during the summer’s triathlon in Spotsylvania remind us of the importance of participants’ “previewing” the course before a race. Putting on a running, cycling or triathlon race requires planning, manpower and money. Yet even the most thorough race committee cannot foresee every potential pitfall or weather pattern. In the Fredericksburg area race,

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Looking BOTH ways for both motorized and Non-motorized traffic

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The recent in Alexandria underscores the importance of drivers looking BOTH ways when crossing DC area cycling, skating and running paths. Too often motorists are looking to see vehicular traffic approaching in whatever direction is closest to their car or truck. Northern Virginia drivers tend to pull out to the street without regard for cyclists

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Check out a bike, loan a helmet

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As he has done before, Landau offered her a helmet, since he often travels with spare safety equipment. The West Coast Athlete graciously accepted lawyer Landau’s offer, as was back in the race. The next day her sister returned the Virginia bike safety lawyer’s helmet, and they cheered the other bicycle racers participating in the

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