Almost everyone will experience it at least once in a lifetime and people who chronically suffer from it develop their own strategies on how to relieve their back pain. President John F. Kennedy e.g. was using a rocking chair. In many industrialized countries back pain is a main cause preventing people from work and therefore has a relevant economic impact.
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Imagine, tomorrow morning, you are out shopping in the mall. Suddenly, a man in the prime of his life collapses on the floor in front of you. He doesn’t move and is non-responsive to speech and physical stimulation. A crowd of people gathers arounds and stares at you. What do you do?
Injuries of the ankle can happen to us on many occasions: while we are doing sports (landing on the foot of another player after jumping !), walking on uneven ground, hurrying down stairs or are on high heels.
To avoid swelling, pain and a prolonged recovery, the first moments after an injury are of utmost importance. This is true when twisting you ankle or being hit by something. It does not matter, if in the end it is a contusion, strain, sprain or even a fracture or dislocation.
Wintertime is candle and hot drinks time, and especially our curious children are in danger to burn their fingers or worse. Luckily, most of the burns and scaldings sustained in daily life are of low degree (grade I and II = redness and blister).
However, it is worth it to bring the most important facts of first aid in those cases to mind.
Unfortunately, getting older means not only getting wiser but also getting weaker, losing visual acuity and sometimes also sense of balance. This leads to an increased incidence of falls in the elderly, most of the time from a walking height.
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