When your child’s arm is pulled forcefully, the radial head may move slightly out of its ligament causing a pulled elbow. Here's how to prevent this type of injury.
If you have sustained an injury, we recommend you follow this action plan before you put your team jersey back on. Remember, you should only consider returning to contact and team sports once your symptoms have completely disappeared. Read more...
Pedestrians, motorists, passengers and cyclists must know and respect all safety rules of the road. We share the road and we share the responsibility of ensuring everyone’s safety. Municipalities and the police also play a role in ensuring a safe environment. Read on to learn about more road safety.
Farming is a way of life. Most injuries to young children living on farms occur when they are in the farm work area. Many of these injuries require hospitalization and some can even lead to death. Here are a few tips to keep your children safe.
A sliver is a foreign object that has become embedded in the skin. Here's how to treat this type of injury.
The spleen is the second most frequently injured abdominal organ in children. This is because it is not protected by the rib cage. Learn how to recognise a spleen injury and the treatments available.
Sprains are stretched or torn ligaments. A strain is also known as a pulled muscle or muscle tear. Read more to learn how to prevent these types of injuries
Because of their urge to move, children spend a lot of time outside, where they are exposed to the sun.
Young children often put small objects, such as marbles, pins, or coins, in their mouth. These objects may then be swallowed. Although this can be frightening, it is not always cause for concern. Read more...
Teen drivers have the highest injury and fatality rates of any age group.
If you're the parent of a young driver, you can help protect your teenager by learning about the problem and taking steps to decrease your teenager’s risk of dying in a car crash.