The sun is shining and summer sports are on their way, but before the kids go out to play, Lexington Clinic Family Medicine Dr. Jordan Prendergast has some tips to share on protecting your children’s face and head during Facial Protection Month.
Spring often brings a flood of patients suffering with head, mouth and facial injuries resulting from sports-related accidents to doctors’ offices and emergency rooms. Many oral and facial injuries can be easily prevented with the use of sports safety equipment like helmets and mouth guards. Parents also should be aware of concussion signs.
For more information on protecting your child’s face and head, visit lexingtonclinic.com, or call (859) 258-4000.