Researchers: Trampoline-related injuries on the rise

A report released today says trampoline park-injuries have been soaring. The study was done by researchers at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford.

It shows emergency room visits jumped 12-fold for park-related injuries during the past five years.

It shows emergency room visits jumped 12-fold for park-related injuries during the past five years. (8/1/16)

HARTFORD - A report released today says trampoline park-injuries have been soaring.

The study was done by researchers at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford.

It shows emergency room visits jumped 12-fold for park-related injuries during the past five years.

Injuries include broken legs, neck sprains, and concussions.

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