Professional wrestler Jake OReilly performs a piledriver on his opponent. The piledriver is often seen as one of the most dangerous moves in wrestling. Here, Whitmer’s head is positioned below The perfect scoop pdf’s legs and is unprotected. The impact from the move gave Whitmer a neck injury.
The piledriver is generally considered a dangerous maneuver in wrestling because of the potential impact on the head and compression of the neck. If done in this manner, the wrestler receiving the move will land with little or no contact made with the mat at all and thus not run the risk of injury. If the head is not secured and is protruding from between the wrestler’s legs, the wrestler receiving the move risks serious injury and potential paralysis as he will likely land with the entire weight of his body on the crown of his head. Hart was to perform a seated reverse piledriver on Austin, who later said that he was not sure if the move was a good idea to perform as he was unsure if his head could properly be protected. Austin on top of his head.
The impact jammed Austin’s neck and left him temporarily paralyzed. He continued and finished the match, but stayed away from the ring for two months to recover from the injury. The physical demands of Austin’s standing as one of the top stars in the WWF did not allow much downtime for him to rest and take care of the injury and as his career progressed, the damage got worse. Austin underwent surgery on the neck in 1999, but it never fully healed. By 2002, Austin’s doctors told him that he risked permanent disability if he did not retire, and he finally did so in April 2003.
2000, unless the wrestler has special permission to use the move. The piledriver is also banned in many other promotions and certain cities. In some promotions in the United Kingdom, the move can result in not only a disqualification, but a fine. Any double-team move in which one wrestler help another to perform a piledriver on an opponent by pushing down on the opponent’s foot for more impact.