As a neurosurgeon – and someone who has seen the ill effects of poor safety choices– I stress to my family, friends and coworkers the importance of taking proper precautions when participating in outdoor activities to prevent injury.
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It's a beautiful day – the sun is shining, the birds are chirping. What could be more perfect than a bike ride? But wait! Before you hop on your bike and ride, let's discuss how to stay safe on two wheels.
Cheerleading – like any sport – is great. The chance for children and teens to work together with teammates and to get regular exercise with practices and games or performances is very beneficial to their overall health. But, like any sport, cheerleading requires attention to prevent injuries. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you prepare for practice.
Fall sports are in full swing. Many coaches, parents and players still shrug off a head injury as just “getting your bell rung,” and they expect a quick return to play. But there is much more awareness now of how dangerous this can be.