Archive for August, 2014

Don’t Overlook Animal Bites: Dog and Cat Bite Hand Infection

With an estimated number of around 77.5 million dogs in the U.S (this data is from 2010 and the new number is probably closer to 100 million), it’s no wonder accidents are bound to happen by organisms that live on instincts alone. Here’s the thing about animal bites: it’s not the actual bite that you […]

Smartphone Use Hand Injuries: Too Smart For Our Own Good?

Perhaps our smartphones are actually too smart for our own good. Our cell phones, now referred to as smartphones, are causing many of us to suffer from repetitive stress injuries. Repetitive stress injuries are exactly the way they sound – injuries resulting from repetitive motions that cause stress to a ligament, tendon, muscle, etc. In […]