Having a trampoline in your backyard can be a lot of fun, but it could be very dangerous too – both physically and financially. According to USA TODAY, the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System estimates that 98,000 trampoline-related injuries occurred in 2009, the most recent year for which statistics are available, resulting in 3,100 hospitalizations..
A car accident can often result in a shoulder injury. These injuries sometimes are caused by the seatbelt locking in during the automobile crash. Unfortunately, shoulder injuries are sometimes overlooked initially because the primary injury may be neck pain or back pain. By focusing on the primary injury, radiologists sometimes miss the secondary shoulder injury,.
Trampolines are fun, but they are an invitation to a claim under your homeowner’s insurance policy. New York Yankee pitcher, Joba Chamberlain, knows how fun trampolines can be, but also now knows the serious injuries they can cause. Chamberlin underwent surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida after injuring his ankle while jumping on.
Preventing teenagers (and other drivers) from texting while driving. As part of our focus on Teen Driver Safety Week, let’s look at some apps that can block text messaging while driving. One of applications that can prevent car accidents caused by text messaging is the SMSReplier app. When you are driving above 15 miles an.
An estimated 11 teenagers a day die in car accidents involving texting while driving or other distractions. A Tampa Bay father knows too well the dangers of teenage drivers’ distraction and will be addressing Congress about the Stand-Up Act. In 2002, Jim Portell of Davenport lost his 15-year-old daughter Jamie in a crash. Jamie’s 16-year-old.
A worker at St. Petersburg’s Euro-Bake was seriously injured in a workers’ compensation accident getting his arm trapped in a large piece of baking equipment known as a “dough chunker.".Firefighters shut down power to the building and dismantled the machine while paramedics gave the injured man pain medication intravenously. It took nearly 40 minutes to.
I have known it for years, but a recent study confirms it–chiropractic care provides great benefit to back pain. Back pain in the second leading reason for ambulatory visits and one of the top reasons people are out of work. A recent study, “Perceived Benefit of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Back Pain” printed.
The Florida Highway Patrol released its numbers from the July 2nd to July 5th holiday. According to its news release, the Florida Highway Patrol issued more than 9,000 traffic citations and assisted nearly 3,000 motorists on Florida’s roadways during the Fourth of July weekend. Troopers made 100 arrests for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of.
Low back pain is one of the most common reasons people seek medical care, and both degenerative and herniated discs – also referred to as slipped discs or ruptured discs – are common causes of that pain. Herniated discs occur when the tough outer layer of cartilage cracks, allowing pieces of the softer inner material.
A car crash on State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel leaves one woman dead and three others injured. According to reports, Kristen M. Myers was going west on the road at about 5:15 p.m. when she tried to pass slower-moving traffic. As she did that, her 1998 Pontiac Trans Am went into the eastbound lane.
The families of a 22-year-old and 18-year-oldare mourning the death of their loved ones who were killed in a motorcycle crash last night. According to Tampabay.com, the motorcycle driver and his passenger were driving a Suzuki motorcycle eastbound along College Avenue in Ruskin when a Jeep Cherokee turned left off of Eighth Street into the.
Tailgating can be dangerous. No, I’m not talking about hanging out in the parking lot before the Bucs or Tampa Bay Rays game, I’m talking about what too many people do on the Florida roads every day. Tailgating can cause car accidents. State law allows police to ticket drivers who are two seconds or less.
Joshua James Donahue, a 32-year-old New Port Richey father of three, is dead because a drunk transient from Largo decided to flee the police. Brian Keith Ferry Sr. had a blood-alcohol level of 0.205 at the time of the crash, according to Clearwater police, which is more than twice the level at which Florida law.
Prom season is upon us. This raises concern for teenage car accidents and other injuries. A new survey indicates that we have much to be concerned about. As reported in USA Today, according to a national survey of more than 2,500 11th and 12th graders, 90% of teens believe other teenagers are more likely to.
Car accidents are the number one killer of teenagers. The Hernando County Sheriff’s office is trying to prevent teen car accident by holding free teen driver challenge defensive driving and vehicle control program in April. The two-day program is designed to provide young drivers with knowledge and understanding of vehicle dynamics and human kinetics. The.
It’s Spring Break! Well, for students and not for us that have jobs. With Spring Break comes a lot of partying and drinking. Spring breakers deserve to have fun, but they should do it responsibly. Here are a few tips: 1. Remember, impairment begins with the first drink. Choose not to drink if you are.