head injury prevention

Preventing Brain Injuries

Most injuries can be prevented by sitting quietly at home – but people don’t want to live their lives that way. But a few simple steps can drastically reduce the risk:

  • Don’t drink and drive.
  • Wear a helmet when biking, inline skating or snowboarding.
  • Wear a seat belt in the car and make sure children are in safety seats.
  • Slip-proof your home, especially the bathroom.
  • Play sports responsibly, using the proper equipment.The following are examples of the problems that might occur: