Doc Talk: Dangers of ATVs

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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In our new weekly feature, 'Doc Talk', Dr. Mike Allshouse from Valley Children's Hospital talks about why it's important that parents supervise their kids when they are riding ATVs

In our new weekly feature, 'Doc Talk', medical director of pediatric surgery Doctor Mike Allshouse from Valley Children's Hospital talks about why it's important that parents supervise their kids when they are riding ATVs.

These are powerful motor vehicles

Youngsters may not adequate upper body strength to handle the quads

Helmets are important but there are neck, spine and torso injuries that can be devastating

We have seen devastating collisions both off and on-road.