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Stephanie Castillo, Contributor
April 15, 2012

Better Safe than Sorry: 5 Precautions to Take after a Fall

Ever found yourself falling flat on your face? Here are tips to heed to ensure you either avoid injury or make sure any you sustain aren't worsened. By Stephanie Castillo

article_safety-tips-after-fall.jpgWhen we trip and fall, our most common reaction is to laugh about the embarrassing situation and just brush it all off. We make a clever comment to hide our bruised egos and silently promise to be more alert. After all, the last thing we would want to do is to make a big deal of our carelessness or clumsiness. Right?

Wrong. While we may feel fine immediately after tripping and hitting any part of our bodies, we can't be sure for certain that everything is indeed A-okay. When it comes to these things, it's always better to err on the side of caution. Consulting a doctor or a physician is always your safest bet, but if you can't seek professional advice right away, here are some handy first-aid tips on what to do (and what not to do) in particular situations.

(Originally published as "Sharon Cuneta Ends Birthday Concert in a Wheelchair + 5 Safety Tips to Take after a Fall" on Female Network. Photo by Foxtongue via Flickr Creative Commons.)

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