When Do I Need Urgent Care for a Stress Fracture?

Stress fractures are very small cracks in a bone and are usually the result of overuse. They can occur anywhere on the body where there’s repetitive force or trauma, but they’re most common in the lower extremities (e.g., shin bone, heel or foot). People who participate in sports like running, tennis, gymnastics and basketball are … Continued

Summer Is Coming: How to Stay Healthy in the Heat

Your body uses water in all its cells, organs and tissues to help regulate temperature and maintain all other bodily functions. When you spend time outdoors doing any sort of activity, you can lose this precious life force through perspiration, food digestion and even through the simple act of breathing. It’s important to hydrate regularly … Continued

How to Know if You Need Stitches for a Cut

Did you know each year, about 29 million people suffer severe injuries that need emergency attention? While it’s easy to know that you need medical attention when the injury is severe, there are times when you can’t tell the severity. If you’re unsure whether or not your wound requires stitches, this guide will give you … Continued