If You’re Walking, Please Stop Talking…On Your Cell Phone!

Many of us find it hard to spend a day, hour, or even a minute without using our cellphones. We have access to anything and everyone right at our fingertips. A new study has revealed that injuries to the neck, face, eyes, nose, and head have risen immensely over the last 20 years.

Why?

It’s because these types of injuries occur while walking and texting or by distracted driving from cell phone use.

Most of these cell phone-related injuries happened to people between 13 and 29 years old. The most common injuries were cuts to the face and head. Brain contusions, injury to internal organs, and abrasions were the second most common injuries.

The study revealed that although most of these injuries did not require hospitalization, the long-term effects can be costly in several ways. A facial laceration, especially one that has been infected, can cause scarring to the