Winter Sports Safety with Dr. Roxcy
In this video, Dr. Roxcy shares tips for keeping safe while enjoying winter sports:
Skiing, skating, snowmobiling and sledding.They’re tons of fun.
But there are a few things you should not be forgetting.
Wear warm, water-resistant layers.With a hat, scarf and gloves to protect you from frostbite while doing the things that you love.
The sun still shines bright despite the blustery weather. Wear sunscreen and goggles, which will help you to see better.
Wear the correct helmet on your noggin with a proper fit. Helmets help prevent brain injuries and should be part of your outdoor safety kit.
When skating on ice, don’t venture out onto a pond that hasn’t been checked out.
So get outside and have lots of fun, but always remember to have your safety check done.
Learn more about the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Injury Prevention Center here.