Approximately 176 Kids Are Sent to the Emergency Room due to Skateboarding Accidents Every Year

According to a study published in HealthDay, approximately 176 children are sent to hospital emergency departments due to skateboarding mishaps every day. The study examines “data spanning two decades” and found that over 64,500 children and teens were treated for skateboarding injuries in the U.S. every year. The majority of these injuries were fractures and dislocations.

https://consumer.healthday.com/kids-health-information-23/child-safety-news-587/skateboarding-mishaps-send-176-u-s-kids-to-ers-every-day-710195.html

Dr. Steven Lipsky

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