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How do you avoid neck trauma when falling from a height?

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Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Neck Trauma Falling

To avoid neck trauma when falling, just don't land -- the sudden stop is the problem. Landing on your feet, then rolling blunts the inpact; don't keep you legs locked, but gently flexed upon impact, just like landing with a parachute.

In brief: Neck Trauma Falling

To avoid neck trauma when falling, just don't land -- the sudden stop is the problem. Landing on your feet, then rolling blunts the inpact; don't keep you legs locked, but gently flexed upon impact, just like landing with a parachute.
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