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Common Injuries in Bicycle Accidents

Types and Treatments for Bicycle Accident Injuries

Bicycling is a popular and eco-friendly mode of transportation, but it can also be dangerous. Bicycle accidents are unfortunately common and can result in serious injuries. At Lowe Law Group, we understand the importance of providing our customers with useful tips and information on how to prevent and treat common injuries in bicycle accidents.

In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most common injuries in bicycle accidents, their types, and treatment options.

1. Head Injuries

Head injuries are one of the most common and serious injuries in bicycle accidents. They can range from mild concussions to traumatic brain injuries. It is important to always wear a helmet while cycling to prevent head injuries. If you do experience a head injury, seek medical attention immediately.

  • Treatment options may include rest, medication, and physical therapy.

2. Fractures

Fractures are another common injury in bicycle accidents. They can occur in any part of the body, but the most common are broken arms, legs, and collarbones.

  • Treatment options may include immobilization, surgery, and physical therapy.

3. Road Rash

Road rash is a type of skin injury that occurs when a cyclist falls and skids on the road. It can range from mild to severe and can result in infection if not treated properly.

  • Treatment options may include cleaning the wound, applying ointment, and covering it with a sterile bandage.

4. Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries are rare but can be extremely serious. They can result in paralysis or loss of sensation in the limbs.

  • Treatment options may include surgery, medication, and physical therapy.

5. Soft Tissue Injuries

Soft tissue injuries are common in bicycle accidents and can include bruises, sprains, and strains.

  • Treatment options may include rest, ice, compression, and elevation.

Contact Lowe Law Group today for a free consultation. We are here to help you if you have been injured in a bicycle accident