The Great Risks of Belly Flopping
We all know that feeling of breaking the water’s surface only to feel an intense sting on our stomach moments later. Then, when we emerge from the water, we see the huge red mark on our bellies left from the impact. But could belly flops cause more harm than a little redness and a slight sting? Surprisingly, the answer is yes. The most common injuries deal with concussions or intense bruising of the skin. However, while it is less common, it is possible to experience abdominal trauma and it can affect other internal organs, too. To read about other consequences of belly flopping, check out the full article HERE.