5 Possible Signs of Foreign Objects in the Body

Young children are at risk of swallowing or inserting objects into their bodies. This can happen on accident, or as part of a curious child learning about their body.  75% of these incidents occur in children ages five and younger. Some of these foreign objects pass through or become dislodged on their own. Yet, others can … Continued

Watch Out at Work: The 5 Most Common Workplace Injuries

Roughly 2.8 million injuries occur on the job every year. Even worse, an average of 99 workers are killed every week at work. Clearly, the workplace can be a very dangerous place. Employers must recognize their responsibility to provide a safe workplace environment. At the same time, employees must be aware of their surroundings and … Continued

Common Ear Infection Symptoms to Watch Out For

Ear infections are most commonly associated with children. In fact, 5 out of 6 children will experience at least one ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. However, that doesn’t mean that adults don’t get them. But they can be tough to diagnose, especially during cold and flu season. Ear pain can … Continued

Sprain vs Fracture: What’s the Difference?

Sprains and fractures are some of the most common injuries treated in emergency rooms today. Both can be very painful but not necessarily dictate a trip to the hospital. Do you know the difference between a sprain vs fracture? Read further to learn how you can tell if you have a sprain or fracture. When … Continued

5 Signs of a Fracture (And What to Do About It)

There are a lot of broken bones every year in the US. Many of those happen on the job or in the home. Unfortunately, many people won’t recognize the severity of their injury, and many won’t seek treatment for a fracture because they don’t know what signs of fracture to look for. Keep reading to … Continued

Cycling Crash Survival Guide: What You Need to Know

In 2015 alone, over 45,000 cyclists were injured in the United States. 818 were killed. Each year, the U.S. has seen a growth in cycling accidents involving motor vehicles. If you live in a highly populated area your chance of getting into a cycling crash is very high. If or when it does happen, are … Continued

5 Ways to Prevent Youth Sports Injuries

Are you a youth sports coach or parent looking to protect your kids’ from everyday youth sports injuries? Need some quick and easy tips to teach your kids so you can rest easy watching them play? Read on! 5 Ways to Prevent Youth Sports Injuries Playing sports can be fun. Injuries, not so much. Here … Continued