Be smart to prevent injuries while increasing your activities this summer

The change in seasons and warmer weather rolling into the Kansas City area acts as a great motivator to get outside and start becoming more active. The problem with this new motivation is that going from a more sedentary level of activity, during the winter months, to a more active lifestyle during the warmer summer […]

Jones Fractures

International soccer superstar Neymar da Silva Santos, who plays for Paris-Saint Germaine, sustained a 5th metatarsal fracture and will be out for at least the next 6 weeks.  The injury occurred in a 3-0 win against Marseille. Neymar was taken off the field on a stretcher following the injury. He was examined by the medical […]

Hair Tourniquet Syndrome

As a new parent, like all new parents, I find myself continually rifling through a repetitive mental checklist every time I hear the new addition to the family start to cry. Is she too hot? Is she too cold? When did she last eat? (She can’t possibly be hungry already). Does she need to be […]

Don’t Let The Mower Get Your Toes!

With summer in full swing, it’s important to be cautious when using a lawnmower.  According to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 13 children receive emergency treatment for a lawn mower-related injury every day in the United States.  And that’s just children.  Children and older adults are more likely to be injured by mowers, while bystanders and passengers […]