Lenify – a redesigned stretcher to protect the injured

It’s important to move victims as little as possible after they have had an accident. A secondary injury could be worse than the first. Danny Lin, a student at Art Center College of Design, in California, has a new take on the classic stretcher. His Lenify design breaks into three pieces, allowing first responders to slide head, body and leg sections under the patient in turn, minimizing how much they have to adjust. (Video)

 

 

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Horseback Riding Eases Back Pain And Boosts Confidence

Horseback Riding Eases Back Pain And Boosts Confidence 

Riding on horseback not only eases back pain, but also boosts the rider’s confidence and emotional well being, according to a new study.   The findings contribute to the growing body of evidence that horseback riding and related equine assistance therapy programs for disabled and injured individuals benefit human participants.

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