Trampoline foot and leg injuries

TrampolineResearchers in the US have scrutinised data from 2000-2002 and discovered that a high proportion of children examined in Casualty departments had injuries caused by trampolining. As the popularity of trampolines purchased to use in our own back door increases, so do the injuries.The most common injuries, over 250,000,¬†were to the under 15’s included soft tissue (bruising to tendons or ligaments) More serious dislocations and fractures occured in over 168,000. Many injuries happen when colliding with others on the trampoline and some unfortunately have been fatal. The American Academy of Paediatrics simply recommend parents never to purchase a trampoline as their best safety advice. If a trampoline is used simple advice is one person at a time,good supervision and no somersaults that could cause neck injuries.
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  1. I’ve often thought about this. In my home town trampolenes are multiplying in folks back yards.Injuries will happen if a parent doesnt watch their kids when on one.

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