Sports Injury Supplies

  1. Chill Out for Spring Sports
    Categories: Sports Medicine & First AId

    Chill Out for Spring Sports

    Today is the first day of Spring, and many are heading our for sports and other outdoor activities. Whether your thing is team sports, individual exercise or simple aerobic activity like hiking or walking - get out there and be healthy thing Spring. Remember, though to have your first aid supplies handy. From simple cuts, scrapes and bruises, to sunburn...
  2. Categories: First Aid Articles

    Brain Injury Awareness Month

    In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month, CDC Injury Center encourages you to spread the word about ways to prevent traumatic brain injury—or TBI—to help safeguard the health of all Americans. A TBI is caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head and can affect how a person feels, thinks, acts, and learns. A TBI not only impacts...
  3. Categories: Child Safety, First Aid Articles & Sports Medicine & First AId

    Spring Sports

    Spring Sports are coming (already!) hard to believe when much of the country is experiencing sub-zero temperatures, but it's true! Are you ready for rough-n-tumble fun outdoors? Think about safety on the sports field or track... don't let the bugs bite, and stay hydrated (if you're a spectator, remember the poncho for spring showers!) Read more: Head and Neck Injuries...
  4. Categories: First Aid Articles

    Father's Day & World Cup

    Today on Father's Day (Happy Father's Day, Dad!) we know that many are focused on the FIFA World Cup. Soccer Injuries are no fun, but most can be addressed with a little sports first aid. Securing a cold pack and elevating a bump or contusion to avoid swelling and bruising, applying the basic "clean, treat, and protect" steps to a cut or abrasion. As long as you are prepared, safe, and have the sports medicine and first aid supplies you should, soccer can be safe and fun. So that's it, Dad - get out of that chair from watching the World's Cup and go play Soccer! What FIFA says about "Football" (as in Soccer) First Aid: Continue reading →
  5. Categories: First Aid Articles & General Safety Topics

    Head and Neck Injuries... Concussions and more

    We've talked about Head and Neck Injuries in the past, not check out this new app! Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports Spanish version To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC developed the Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports initiative to offer information about concussions to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports. The Heads...
  6. Categories: Child Safety, First Aid Articles & Info News

    Head and Neck Injuries in Youth Sports

    Youth Activities and Physical Participation are a healthy part of growing up - but the bring safety risks as well - During National Youth Sports Safety Month, we'd like you to consider how to prepare for safe Sports Activities and be well equipped for Sports First Aid. Each year, hospital emergency rooms, nationwide, treat an estimated 173,285 sports and recreation-related...
  7. Categories: Child Safety, First Aid Articles & Info News

    April is National Youth Sports Safety Month

    National Youth Sports Safety Month  Each year over 20 million kids in the US participate in sports and almost one million suffer serious sports related injuries. The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) initiated STOP Sports Injuries to prevent overuse and trauma injuries among young athletes. Other founding partner organizations include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy...

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