Spinal Connect Forum Rules

Spinal Injuries Ireland has no obligation to pre-screen postings and is not responsible for their content. We encourage you to notify us of inappropriate or illegal content and we reserve the right to remove postings for any reason.

The information contained in these forums is presented for the purpose of educating people about spinal cord injuries. Nothing contained in these forums should be construed, nor is intended to be used, for medical diagnosis or treatment. It should not be used in place of the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care professional.

Should you have any health care related questions, please contact your doctor or other qualified health care professional. Always consult with your doctor or other qualified healthcare professional before embarking on a new treatment, diet, or fitness program.
You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website or these forums

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 999/ 112 immediately. Spinal Injuries Ireland does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by Spinal Injuries Ireland or on these forums at the invitation of Spinal Injuries Ireland or by other members is solely at your own risk.


Do not post “offensive” posts, links or images

Any material which constitutes defamation, harassment, or abuse is strictly prohibited. Material that is sexually or otherwise obscene, racist, or otherwise overly discriminatory is not permitted on these forums. This includes user pictures. Use common sense while posting.


Do not post copyright-infringing material

Providing or asking for information on how to illegally obtain copyrighted materials is forbidden.


No Spam 

These forums define spam as unsolicited advertisement for goods, services and/or other web sites, or posts with little, or completely unrelated content.
Spamming also includes sending private messages to a large number of different users.


Do not cross post questions

Please refrain from posting the same question in several forums. There is normally one forum which is most suitable in which to post your question.


Always remain respectful of other members at all times

All posts should be professional and courteous. You have every right to disagree with your fellow community members and explain your perspective.

However, you are not free to attack, degrade, insult, or otherwise belittle them or the quality of this community. Everyone is expected to obey this rule.


General Forum Questions

What happens if I break a rule?   If you break a rule, then you will either be warned or banned. A ban of your user account may either be temporary or permanent.

The administrators and moderators also have the right to edit, delete, move, or close any thread or post as they see necessary, without prior warning.

What happens if I see a thread/post which has broken a rule?       Please report the thread/post to the moderators or admin.



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