Blog Posts in February, 2018

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  • Accidental injury is the third leading cause of death in the U.S.

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 23-Feb-2018

    Accidental injury is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. According to the National Safety Council, accidental injury has become the #3 cause of death for the first time in U.S. history. “Based on this new data, an American is accidentally injured every second and killed every three minutes by a preventable event – a drug overdose, a motor vehicle crash, a fall, a drowning, a ...
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  • Falling in love is wonderful. Slipping and falling on Valentine's Day is NOT!

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 16-Feb-2018

    Falling in love is wonderful. Slipping and falling on Valentine’s Day is NOT! You may not think of falling as a serious accident – we’ve all taken a tumble at one time or another in our lives, right? But falls are among the most common causes of traumatic brain injury. And people die from falling – at work, at home, while living their everyday lives not while scaling cliffs ...
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  • Broken hearts and bruised egos may not be the only risk on Valentine's Day

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 10-Feb-2018

    Broken hearts and bruised egos may not be the only risk on Valentine’s Day Not too long ago, ABC News did a great story recounting Valentine’s Day visits to the emergency room. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/valentines-day-tales-emergency-room/story?id=36892657 There was the woman who swallowed the engagement ring her sweetie had hidden in the chocolate mousse and the one who suffered a ...
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