X-Ray Vision: 5 Most Common Uses for X-Rays

Did you know the medical x-ray industry could reach $16.5 billion by 2025? Are you wondering what the common uses for x-rays are? Not to worry! In this guide, we’ll go over what people use x-rays for. Want to learn more? Keep reading to find out! Uses for X-Rays: A Guide X-rays are a kind … Continued

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

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

5 Most Common Camping and Hiking Injuries

  Camping and hiking are two of the greatest ways to get out in nature, enjoy good company, and get some exercise. That being said, facing the elements can be dangerous and challenging. There are a few injuries that occur commonly among hikers and campers, which you should be aware of if you’re planning on … Continued

What is an EKG for? Your Guide to Heart Disease

What is an EKG for? You might’ve heard these letters in your doctor’s office and maybe you were recently assigned to get one. An EKG, or sometimes known as ECG, stands for electrocardiogram. It’s a test that checks your heartbeat and looks for signs of heart irregularities. The test is performed on healthy adults as … Continued