Category: Orthopedics (Bones, Muscles & Joints)

How to Prevent Spring Injuries from Sidelining Your Family

How to Prevent Spring Injuries from Sidelining Your Family

Every year, more than 2.6 million children end up in emergency rooms with sports-related injuries, including broken bones and torn ligaments, bumps and bruises, concussions, eye injuries, heat-related injuries, scrapes and scratches and sprains and strains.

How to Prevent a Heavy Backpack from Injuring Little Backs

How to Prevent a Heavy Backpack from Injuring Little Backs

Backpack overload sends tens of thousands of kids a year to emergency rooms, physicians’ offices and clinics from sprains, strains, dislocations and fractures.

Gold Medal Sport: 9 of the Best Reasons to Start Cycling

Gold Medal Sport: 9 of the Best Reasons to Start Cycling

Bicycles and other non-motorized, wheeled forms of transportation, including skates, skateboards and scooters (which cause more injuries to kids than any other toy), can be dangerous if used improperly.