Tendon repair surgery is often required in the event of a severed or damaged tendon. While it's not the only treatment option, your medical team may suggest that it's the best way to make a full recovery.
Any type of spinal cord injury, even those that don't appear serious, must be treated in a fast and effective manner. Neglecting to do so increases the risk of additional damage.
A 43-year-old Philadelphia man has won a $10 million settlement after he was seriously injured while working as a union carpenter in Center City back in February 2016.
Depending on your profession and job responsibilities, you may find yourself working outdoors throughout the year. This holds true even during the cold fall and winter months.
A study previously published by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) captured how at least 3 million workers across the United States are hurt in slip-and-fall incidents every year. Slip-and-fall incidents are just one of several types of accidents that restaurant owners have to train their workers to avoid.
With the winter holidays less than three months away, many companies are starting the process of hiring seasonal workers. Delivery companies like UPS and FedEx need extra drivers to deliver packages. So does Amazon, which often uses its own drivers behind the wheel of Amazon Prime vans. Large retailers like Target and Walmart also need seasonal workers in their warehouses and stores.
Working outdoors in windy conditions is extremely dangerous, especially if you don't take steps to protect against trouble.
Any brain injury is a cause for concern, as it has the impact to alter your life in a variety of ways. Furthermore, without the proper treatment, a traumatic brain injury can be fatal.
Long-haul truck drivers are at risk of suffering many different types of injuries. Some result from the extensive lifting they have to do as they're loading and unloading cargo. Others result from the long hours they spend in a confined space, largely immobile. Of course, injuries suffered in crashes are always a possibility as well.
If you suspect a shoulder sprain, such as after a fall from height in the workplace, it's critical to seek medical attention. Even if you assume you can treat the injury at home, doing so can result in more harm than good.