People who ride motorcycles can get injuries if they’re not careful on the road. An injury which people who get involved in motorcycle accidents suffer from is lower limb injuries. Lower limb injuries normally involve the feet, legs, knees, and injuries all the way up to the hip. In a motorcycle accident one is usually knocked off their bike and they can easily be crushed by their own bike or another car on the road and this can lead to broken bones or even lacerations.
One may get traumatic brain injuries or a concussion when they are involved in a motorcycle accident. Those who get brain injuries may get permanent brain damage and sometimes it can lead to death. The purpose of wearing a helmet is to lower the risk of injury during an accident but it may not prevent one from getting brain injury if they’re involved in a serious accident. One may suffer from neck injuries as a result of a motorcycle accident. Neck injuries normally come about as a result of straining one’s neck and sometimes breaking the bones in the neck.
Neck injuries can lead to paralysis or even death. If one is involved in a motorcycle accident where a layer of skin is scraped off, one may suffer from nerve damage and this is called road rash. Road rash may cause permanent skin damage and this is why one needs to be more careful when they are on the road. Another injury that one may suffer from after a motorcycle accident is a trauma to the pelvis. This can lead to broken hips, fractures, dislocations, etc. If one injures these areas, it can mean that one will be immobile for a while and one may not be able to work.
One can also suffer from muscle damage which will lead to soreness and bruising after a motorcycle accident. People who wear knee pads, protective clothing, jackets, will be able to protect themselves from this kind of injury. Broken wrists, broken elbows, dislocated fingers, dislocated shoulders, etc are some of the injuries that people who have been involved in a motorcycle accident may get.
One may also get biker’s arm which normally leads to permanent nerve damage when one falls on their arm during a crash.
One can learn more about these injuries so that they are careful when riding a bike.