Patty Phommanyvong Shows Dangers of Cheerleading

By Deena Bustillo on
About Cheerleading Injuries Cheerleading accounts for about 65.1 % of catastrophic sports injuries among high school femalesIn college, it accounts for 66.7 % of all female sports catastrophic injuries Patty Phommanyvong, 19, is unable to eat or speak due to a cheerleading accident from two years ago. Now the teen is confined to a nursing home and communicates solely by blinking. Patty's story is one of the many that people are using as evidence that cheerleading needs more stringent...Read Full Story