Can a tumbling accident on a trampoline cause paralysis?
A tumbling accident on a trampoline caused a spinal stroke and paralysis from her mid-chest down. Courtesy Pam Surano On Aug. 30, 2020, Mary was jumping on a trampoline, doing flips.
Can a child fall off a trampoline?
“Injuries can occur from trampolines, (children) trying stunts on them, landing the wrong way, falling off the trampoline,” Meaghan Crawley, an injury prevention specialist at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan, who is not involved with Mary’s care, told TODAY.
How many trampoline injuries happen each year?
In 2018, there were more than 300,000 medically treated trampoline injuries, and more than 110,000 visits to the emergency room, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Did a 17-year-old pull a trampoline to the side of a building?
A 17-year-old pulled a trampoline to the side of his apartment building in flames so that residents trapped inside could jump to safety. A quick-thinking teenager used a trampoline to help his neighbors escape after their apartment building went up in flames early Tuesday morning in a suburb of Pittsburgh.