Tricks for Skateboarding Safety

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Skateboarding is a popular recreational activity among children and teenagers but includes risk for injury. In 2013, 120,424 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms after being injured skateboarding, according to the National Safety Council. Many injuries happen when a child loses balance, falls off the skateboard and lands on an outstretched arm. Skateboarding injuries often involve the wrist, ankle or face.

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