Bicycle helmet: to wear or not? Should kids wear helmet for inline skating or rollerblading? Leading Emergency Medicine expert shares his experience of treating many patients with trauma after bicycle or rollerblading accidents. Should my child wear helmet when riding a bicycle?
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Bicycle helmet to wear or not? Should Kids Wear Helmets for inline skating or rollerblading? Video interview with top expert in Emergency Medicine. Medical second opinion helps to make sure preliminary diagnosis is correct. Medical second opinion also helps to choose the best treatment for your medical condition before it becomes an emergency. Seek medical second opinion on your medical problem to avoid visit to Emergency Room later. Should I Wear a Bike Helmet? This is a very frequent question. Yes, you should always wear a helmet on bicycle and rollerblading. Experienced emergency room doctor tells you to wear helmet to avoid serious head injury. It makes no sense to bike without a helmet. What’s wrong with bicycle helmets? Nothing is wrong with helmets. You should always wear a bike helmet. Should Kids Wear a Helmet for Rollerblading? Yes, because fall from standing height can cause serious head and brain injury in children and adults. Experienced Emergency Medicine doctor confirms advice to wear helmets while rollerblading and inline skating. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. What about helmets? As more and more patients use bicycles, rollerblading. How important is wearing a helmet? Is it important if person is on the bicycle or rollerblading? Dr. Sam Shen, MD. Yeah, absolutely! along the same principle as in child seat and a seat belt – helmet is a very important, critical part for safety as you are traveling on your bike, or motorcycle, bicycle or rollerblading. It is just another protective mechanism that can reduce the potential injury to your head. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. Some patients would say that falling from the bike or if rollerblading it is actually not that big of a deal. You’re a practicing emergency medicine physician who have seen probably cases like that [falling from bike or standing height]. Is that a big deal? Dr. Sam Shen, MD. Absolutely. there is a big difference in terms of potential injury you have with and without helmet. certainly somebody who’s biking or rollerblading without a helmet or skateboarding without a helmet. They are taking a huge risk because if they fall and hit their head the wrong way. That is a potentially serious clinical injury that they could be sustaining. Bicycle helmet. To wear or not? Should Kids Wear Helmet for inline skating or rollerblading? Video interview with top U.S. expert in Emergency Medicine.