Archive | June, 2015

First Aid for Choking

Overview If your child swallows an object, take him/her to the emergency room immediately. It’s particularly difficult if he/she swallows more than one item because it can cause severe internal damage. Swallowing A Coin Most loose change, marbles, and buttons will pass carefully out of the body in a bowel movement- usually within 7 days. […]

Techniques To Treat Athletes Foot

Overview of Athlete’s Foot Athlete’s foot is a widespread infection that disturbs the skin between the toes and soles of the feet. Causes of Athlete’s Foot Athlete’s foot is instigated by a fungus. Fungus flourishes in warm, gloomy, clammy places such as the inside of a shoe, swimming pool areas, showers, and locker rooms. The […]

How To Prevent Fractures

Overview Of Fractures A fracture is caused by either a fragmented or broken bone. Happens when force is placed on the bone. Takes place with or without the dislocation of bone fragments. Various Fractures Open fracture: The skin cracks resulting in an open injury. Closed fracture: The skin is not cracked. Complex fractures: There is […]