# Spinal cord injury awareness
Spinal Injury Awareness Month: Cycling Injuries
Columbia, South Carolina - Cycling is a fun and healthy way to get around. Whether you are riding a bike for recreation, competition, or transportation, it’s good to be aware of the risks for potential injury. According to recent studies published in The Surgeon and the North American Spine Society Journal, bicycle related trauma is on the rise. This includes spinal trauma, the majority being injuries to the cervical spine (neck).