Traumatic Injuries Associated with Horseback Riding

  title={Traumatic Injuries Associated with Horseback Riding},
  author={E. Carrillo and D. Varnagy and S. M. Bragg and J. Levy and K. Riordan},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Surgery},
  pages={79 - 82}
  • E. Carrillo, D. Varnagy, +2 authors K. Riordan
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian Journal of Surgery
  • Background: According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 30 million people ride horses each year in the United States. Horseback riding related injuries are common, with an estimated 50,000 emergency room visits annually. The popularity of recreational horseback riding has increased in South Florida and the incidence of associated traumatic injuries is a reflection of this. Material and Methods: Retrospective review of patients admitted to a state designated… CONTINUE READING
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