Brain Injuries » Prevention
Acquired Brain Injury results from falls; blows to the head; physical violence; car crashes and sports. It is imperative that individuals engaging in outdoor activities wear the proper protective gear and become educated in the do’s and don’ts of the sport of the their choice.
Safety guidelines are not meant to dampen your fun, rather they are in place to ensure you have an enjoyable experience. Awareness of the consequence of brain injury can be a powerful prevention tool.
- Wear protective head gear or helmets
- Use seat belts and tethered child car seats
- Avoid alcohol and drugs
- Avoid distracted driving
A healthy lifestyle can prevent some forms of brain injury which result from illness or disease.