Tag Archives: winter

Frostbite

How much do you know about frostbite? It’s winter – and we’re in Nebraska – which means that at least a basic understanding of the condition is a good idea. What is frostbite? Frostbite is an injury that’s caused when… read more

Snow Blowers – Good for Snow, Bad for Hands

Every year individuals around the world suffer from amputations and other severe injuries, all by doing the same thing – using snow blowers incorrectly. Lots of people incorrectly assume that the auger, located at the intake end of the snow… read more

Walk Safe – It’s Slippery Outside!

Oh, the weather outside is frightful…­­­ Winter doesn’t just bring frightful weather, but also a substantial increase of injuries sustained via falls. In fact, ­slips and falls are some of the most frequent types of injuries that occur during these… read more

Winter Sports Injuries

Here in Nebraska, there’s just no way to avoid it – every year, winter comes around. Some folks love it while others downright loathe the season and all that accompanies it. For those winter warriors out there who can’t wait… read more