Tulsa students are urged to use caution over spring break. Car accidents, swimming pool accidents, falls, and overuse can all result in serious orthopedic injuries. If injuries do occur, seek treatment immediately. Not doing so could result in chronic pain and potentially permanent disabilities.
Posted on Monday, September 09, 2019 at 11:26 am CDT
A public safety campaign by the Tulsa Police Department is focused on preventing car accidents and the potentially serious injuries that can result. Among the most common types of injuries suffered in a crash are those impacting the back and neck. Taking some simple precautions can help minimize the risks.
Staying active is a proven way to protect your health. Regular exercise and hobbies such as walking or bicycling increase flexibility and keep muscles strong. An April 10, 2019 report by Science Daily indicates regular activity can also protect you if spinal injuries occur. According to a team of researchers, routine exercise can help to 'prime' nerve cells. This makes it easier for the damaged nerves to regenerate themselves.
A major pharmaceutical company recently announced plans to launch an addiction treatment center in Tulsa as part of an agreement with the state to help those suffering from opioid pain medication dependency.
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 10:25 am CDT
The number of bone breaks associated with the activity has more than doubled over the past ten years. According to a report published in the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA) on March 6, 2019; researchers sought to uncover some of the most common reasons for an increase of bone breaks and other orthopedic injuries among older adults. These types of injuries are often listed as one of the leading causes of emergency room visits among adults aged 65 and over.