Winter sports contribute to a greater number of head injuries than neck injuries, but both head and neck injuries can be devastating.
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Injuries severe enough to cause head injury or other trauma often also cause neck fracture or spinal cord injury. Winter sports contribute to a greater number of head injuries than neck injuries, but both head and neck injuries can be devastating.
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