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Segway Breakdowns Can Cause Serious Injuries

The Segway can be a very sensitive piece of equipment. If you lean forward, the Segway goes forward. You lean back, the Segways goes back. It reacts to the rate in which you move the device and will actually shut off automatically, without warning, if it interprets your movements to be erratic. This is very risky. Imagine, you are crossing Las Vegas Boulevard on your Segway headed to the Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino going 5 miles per hour, but then you notice car traveling down the road and you decide to increase your speed to 10 miles per hour.

The Life-Changing Effects of a Spinal Cord Injury

Why are spinal cord injuries so traumatic? Because when your spinal cord is damaged, the result can be paralysis. There are two kinds of paralysis – paraplegia and quadriplegia. Someone who is a paraplegic can no longer use their legs. A quadriplegic is someone who cannot use both their lower body and upper body.