The use of protective headgear can dramatically decrease the risk of
concussion when engaging in any of the following activities:
- Contact martial arts sports such as boxing, karate,
- Cycling (bicycles and motorized)
Always use seatbelts in automobiles.
"Fall proof" your home and your surroundings:
- Make sure your living space is uncluttered.
- Make sure furniture is secure and in good repair.
- Ensure rugs or carpets are safe to walk on and do not slip or slide on the floor.
- Clean up spills on slippery surfaces immediately and thoroughly.
- Install window guards and safety gates to prevent falls leading to
concussion in children.
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