4 Common ATV Injuries and How to Treat Them

ATVs are a blast during the summer. Picture yourself roaring down the trail with the sun on your back and the wind bringing tears to your eyes. And while ATVs are great summer fun, they can be dangerous if you don’t take proper precautions. While ATVs don’t require as much skill to ride as dirt … Continued

5 Signs of a Broken Bone

Do you remember that scene in Harry Potter when he breaks his arm playing Quidditch? It looks painful, but there’s nothing much to see from the outside. In the beginning, there aren’t many visual signs of a broken bone. Most breaks don’t come through the skin in a dramatic way. Learn the five signs of … Continued

5 Common Boating Accidents and Injuries

Water skiing, a leisurely putt around the lake or serious yachters, people love their boats. Unfortunately, people also get hurt on boats. Accidents happen on the water for a variety of reasons. Boating accidents and injuries can be avoided if people know what to look for. All too often, people think water is a forgiving … Continued

Prevent a Heart Attack with these 5 Simple Tips

Roughly 610,000 people die of a heart attack in the United States every year. A heart attack is no laughing matter. Having a heart attack requires emergency medical care. As soon as you recognize that you or someone you know is experiencing the symptoms of a heart attack, head to the nearest hospital immediately. The major … Continued

Are You Suffering from a Sinus Infection or Cold?

Your nose is congested, you’ve got a pounding headache, you’re coughing, and all you want to do is go back to bed until you feel better. Of course, that’s not a bad idea — after all, when you are sick, taking it easy always helps you recuperate faster. However, you also want to know whether you’re … Continued

How to Avoid Stress Fractures While Playing Sports

Would you believe that stress fractures account for a full one-sixth of all sports-related injuries? It’s true. Another important thing to know about these fractures is that they do not discriminate. Bowlers, runners, gymnasts, soccer players, roller derby skaters, racquetball enthusiasts, swimmers, and even cricket players are all vulnerable to this type of injury. Learn … Continued