-- Robert Preidt
SUNDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- The outdoor winter sports
season is in full swing, which means it's a good time to remind
people about winter sports safety tips, says the American Academy
of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
"As with all sports, there are numerous things to consider before getting in the game. Winter sports are no different," orthopedic surgeon and AAOS spokesperson Dr. Anand Murthi said in an academy news release.
The AAOS offers the following general winter sports safety
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission offers more
winter sports safety tips.
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