Posts Tagged ‘Injury’

How to prevent Sports Injuries

January 8, 2011


  1. Top 10 Ways to Avoid a Sports Injury
  2. Five ways to avoid sports injuries

Most of the people around the world are conscious about their health. Exercise and diet is like a daily routine for quite a lot of them. With the exercises: aerobic and anaerobic or indoor/outdoor or personal single personal exercises or team works/exercises many patients are presenting with sports related injuries. At least a quarter of them could avoid the injuries and sufferings if they know the preventive measures.


Toy Safety and Injury Prevention

January 6, 2011
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Toy Safety and Injury Prevention from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Billions of toys to amuse children of all ages are sold each year in the US. Unfortunately, toys also are associated with thousands of injuries each year, some of which result in death. Children ages 4 and under are especially at risk for injury from toys. Injuries can range from falling, choking, strangulation, burning, drowning and even poisoning. However, the leading cause of toy-related death is choking, usually on latex balloons.


Household Safety:Tips to Prevent Children From Falling Out of Windows

January 6, 2011

Household Safety: Tips to Prevent Children From Falling Out of Windows (sourced from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center)

As temperatures rise, often so do the windows of peoples’ homes. Some people want to air out their home after a long winter while others do so to get a break from the heat. An unfortunate side effect of open windows is an increase in window falls.


Potential hazards to children

January 6, 2011


  1. Star: Boy, five, chokes to death on curtain tie-back
  2. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center:Safety House

ALOR SETAR: A young boy choked to death after he was caught in a curtain tie-back at his house in Seberang Jalan Putera here.

Five-year-old Tan Yin Sheng (pic) was in the hall of the house at Taman Timah, playing and going through some new kindergarten books with his grandmother Cheah Siew Eng at about 9.30pm on Tuesday.


Common causes of Knee pain

April 20, 2010

The knees are the most easily injured part of the body. It’s a weight-bearing joint that straightens, bends, twists and rotates.

Acute knee injuries (including torn ligaments and torn cartilage) are often caused by twisting the knee or falling.