Pediatricians in America urged kids to stop playing with trampolines while at a party event, a public playground, or at their home’s backyard. Americans kids’ doctors believe that about 100,000 injuries occurred due to the bouncy mats every year. While trampolines manufacturers have added more safety features to the latest models in order to lower the risks, however, due to playing with trampolines, more kids have flocked into emergency rooms across America in recent years. The latest warning was published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Most trampoline injuries occurred when more than one user are jumping on the mat. Majority injuries happened due to a heavier person is jumping while a smaller kid or lighter person is bouncing at the same time. One of the most reported injuries was in regard to cervical spine injuries which occurred when a user fell off the trampoline.