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Trauma

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Trauma

Trauma means physical damage to the body - an injury. Most trauma affects bones and joints.

When an incident occurs like a motor vehicle collision, or a sport injury, bones and joints are forced into positions or are subjected to more force than usual, causing them to be injured.

We used to call incidents that lead to injuries "accidents." We now know that most of these are preventable; there is usually no such thing as an "accident."

PB&J teaches students about the basics of bones and joints, what can lead to traumatic injuries, and how to prevent them. It teaches students that they have control in preventing most of these injuries. The program will also explain what can happen later in life if you do suffer a traumatic injury